Department of Natural Resources
The 28th annual Michigander Bicycle Tour will take place July 13-18 on the Sunrise Side, featuring a 2-day and 6-day ride that showcases Lake Huron, the Iron Belle Trail and the 100th Anniversary of the Michigan State Parks as it travels from Tawas City to Evart. Riders will enjoy the Rifle River Recreation Area, Higgins Lake State Park and William Mitchell State Park as they travel along the Iron Belle and White Pine Trails, as well as a portion of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail. This region is known for its vast tracks of forest; wilderness areas, sandy beaches, crystal clear lakes, winding rivers and the gorgeous Lake Huron coastline. During the ride Cyclists will experience the Iron Belle Trail, White Pine Trail and Pere Marquette Rail Trail which make up a portion of the Great Lake to Lake Trail Route #2. The tour offers two options, a 2-day tour and a 6-day tour. All routes are on paved trails and their connecting paved roads. It is open to all ages. Camping is included in the cost. To register and for more information, go to www.michigander.bike
Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.