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Unread 08-30-2011, 06:58 PM   #1
45williams
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mio/ rose city.

I am going to be in the area next week and looking for trails. I seem not to be able to find any maps that say the trails are big enough for jeeps. I will be staying in the south branch area. Any Info will help.

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Unread 08-30-2011, 07:17 PM   #2
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I grew up in the Rose City area about 20 years ago. I know that they have opened up some ORV trails in that area but from the links I found they don't support larger vehicles.

I do know that there used to be and to the bet of my knowledge there are plenty of roads up in the Huron National Forest. Here is a link to the Motor Vehicle Usage Maps for the forest.

Might not be the kind of trails you are looking for, but I vaguely remember some interesting stuff on those roads.
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Unread 08-31-2011, 10:24 AM   #3
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St. Helene is not too far away from Rose City, just take F-28 West. That has trails large enough and a scramble area. I have wheeled about there before. Also the DNR has some trail maps and info for the area.

DNR Trail Maps: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7...8330--,00.html
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Unread 09-01-2011, 08:54 AM   #4
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http://www.midnr.com/publications/pd..._and_Route.pdf

Anything listed as an orv route is fair game for your jeep. I have never been on this trail but have driven a few orv routes up near Atlanta Mi. As others have stated the two tracks, seasonal roads, and fire roads are aslo open.
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Unread 09-01-2011, 12:58 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone I am going to try and play around out there this weekend. Ill be in an 08 liberty. Thanks again
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Unread 03-30-2013, 09:07 PM   #6
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alot of the trails are big enough then then get tight really quick, i mean tight for a quad to go through. its been a few years but i know their are trail around bullgap you can take a truck through...
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Unread 03-31-2013, 08:00 AM   #7
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Might want to check to see if those Michigan DNR trails require a state orv sticker... I don't know for sure if they do. National Forest, stay on marked numbered roads and your OK... and some of those can be very interesting.....
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