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      This pathway has eight miles of hiking, mountain biking and groomed cross-country skiing trail follows sandy ridges through lowland forest habitat covered with large red pines. Close to Alpena, the trail offers a year round quick getaway The trail is maintained by volunteers, including grooming for cross-country skiing.

      Thunder Bay Trails Association
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: State Forest
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking lot off Werth Rd just 5 miles west of Alpena look for the brown DNR sign to the entrance.
      Disclaimer:
      A DNR Recreation Passport is required
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      Region Details
      • 1
      • 16
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      25
      Trails Mountain Bike
      25
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Trails Horse
      18
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      6
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      7
      Trails Nordic Ski
      20
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      240 ft
      Total Vertical
      94 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      712 ft
      Reports
      51
      Ridden Counter
      282

      Recent Trail Reports

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      #1 - #2 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:26am
      2 days
      DryKz44tz
      #2 - #6 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:26am
      2 days
      DryKz44tz
      #1 - #3 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      Foster Trail - AKA - Snowshoe Loop
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      #6 - #7 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      Beaver Bypass
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      #7 - #8 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      TNT Loop
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      #8 - #9 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches
      Back Entrance Connector
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Jan 25, 2021
      Variabletommydowd TBTA Packed snow / Icy spots / Dirt patches

      Activity Feed

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      user #2288357NModriddentrail#1 - #2 Norway Ridge Pathway and 19 more
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      2 days
      user #1053164Kz44tzaddreport#1 - #2 Norway Ridge Pathway and 1 more
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 2:16pm
      2 days
      user #1118708tommydowdaddreport#1 - #3 Norway Ridge Pathway and 8 more
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 1:36pm
      Jan 26, 2021
      user #1118708tommydowdaddreport#1 - #2 Norway Ridge Pathway and 3 more
      Dec 18, 2020 @ 5:51pm
      Dec 18, 2020
      user #1118708tommydowdaddreport#6 - #7 Norway Ridge Pathway
      Nov 13, 2020 @ 10:35am
      Nov 13, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1600495CyclingGeckotrailTamrack In/Out LoopThis trail system has several non-marked...
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 6:51pm
      Aug 5, 2018

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2511 miles240 ft2 miles95 ft
      #6,495#2,97651406
      E-Bike2411 miles230 ft2 miles95 ft
      47
      Hike2511 miles240 ft2 miles95 ft
      #5,885#2,8734720
      Trail Running2511 miles240 ft2 miles95 ft
      #5,877#2,86547
      Horse188 miles174 ft1 mile95 ft
      #337#2572
      Snowmobile21 mile7 ft387 ft26 ft
      Snowshoe64 miles79 ft2,999 ft43 ft
      4
      Backcountry Ski74 miles79 ft3,031 ft43 ft
      Nordic Ski208 miles213 ft2 miles95 ft
      #158#8651
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