North Central State Trail

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A 62 mile multi-use trail connecting Gaylord, Indian River, Cheboygan and Mackinaw City.The trail has a 10′ wide packed crushed limestone surface and is open to all non-motorized uses year round and snowmobiles from December 1 to March 31.

Trail Mileage:

  • Gaylord to Vanderbilt 7.6
  • Vanderbilt to Wolverine 10.9
  • Wolverine to Indian River 9.6
  • Indian River to Topinabee 5.6
  • Topinabee to Mullett Village 6.6
  • Mullett Village to Cheboygan 5.3
  • Cheboygan to MDOT Park 8.4
  • MDOT Park to Mackinaw City 7.9

The North Central State Trail is a 62-mile (100 km) recreational rail trail serving a section of the northern quarter of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Following a route generally parallel to Interstate 75, the trail goes northward from the Michigan town of Gaylord to the top of the Lower Peninsula at Mackinaw City. It serves the towns of Vanderbilt, Indian River, and Cheboygan.

Access points

Location Services Distance
Gaylord, Michigan Parking, Restroom 45°02′18″N 84°40′46″W
Vanderbilt, Michigan Parking, Restroom 7.6 miles (12.2 km) 45°08′43″N 84°39′42″W
Wolverine, Michigan Parking, Restroom 10.9 miles (18 km) 45°16′22″N 84°36′08″W
Indian River, Michigan Parking, Restroom 9.6 miles (15.4 km) 45°24′47″N 84°36′40″W
Topinabee, Michigan Parking, Restroom 5.6 miles (9.0 km) 45°29′03″N 84°35′30″W
Mullett Lake, Michigan Restroom 6.6 miles (10.6 km) 45°33′44″N 84°31′30″W
Cheboygan, Michigan Parking, Restroom 5.3 miles (8.5 km) 45°38′09″N 84°29′14″W
Mackinaw City, Michigan Parking, Restroom 16.3 miles (26.2 km) 45°46′49″N 84°43′51″W


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References and More Info

  • Trail Location
  • Trail Measurement
    62 Miles
  • Compass Latitude
    45° 24′ 47.45″ N
  • Compass Longitude
    84° 36′ 40.32″ W
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