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      This majestic forest reserve offers miles of hiking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing and cycling through rolling hills and traditional northern hardwood forest. The Forest Reserve’s contiguous hardwood forest stretches over 2 miles north to south. It is located just over a mile from Big Glen Lake and just beyond the bluff that marks the western edge of Miller Hill. The trail system here is a work in progress; more trails will be created over time. In 2018, we built the first public flow-style mountain bike trail in Leelanau County at Palmer Woods Forest Reserve.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Land Manager: Leelanau Conservancy
      Access Info:
      Palmer Woods is located in Cleveland Twp. off of M-22 on Wheeler Road. From M-22, turn south onto Wheeler Road (the only way you can turn), and go about 3 miles. Look for signs on your right.
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      Region Details
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of 7 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      660 ft
      Total Vertical
      171 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      966 ft
      Reports
      23
      Photos
      32
      Ridden Counter
      309

      Popular Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Trails

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      Central Ridge Loop
      East Ridge Loop

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

      99 |
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 9:01am
      Sep 22, 2020
      71 |
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:45pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      76 |
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:45pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      116 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      115 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      76 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      211 |
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 6:58pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      215 |
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 4:13pm
      Aug 25, 2019

      Videos of Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

      Palmer Woods East Ridge Loop: Full Ride
      21:04 | 965 | May 25, 2020 , Glen Arbor

      Recent Trail Reports

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      East Ridge Loop
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 7:01pm
      7 hours
      VariableRadiantSnowTrail Is in need of some minor...
      Central Ridge Loop
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 7:35am
      Nov 5, 2020
      IdealJayvwTrail is in great shape.

      Activity Feed

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      user #2845469RadiantSnowaddreportEast Ridge Loop
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 7:01pm
      7 hours
      user #1505928Snowryder37riddentrailCentral Ridge Loop and 1 more
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #2848846AlexbZOPUXriddentrailCentral Ridge Loop and 1 more
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 7:19am
      Sep 10, 2021
      user #1450951jkridersriddentrailEast Ridge Loop and 1 more
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Aug 14, 2021
      user #2276265grannygear12riddentrailEast Ridge Loop
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 8:10am
      Jul 30, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1226137devindevoretrailEast Ridge LoopGreat flowy trail. Jump line tables and 90...
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 9:04am
      Sep 22, 2020
      user #1226137devindevoretrailCentral Ridge LoopGreat flowy trial with fun features. Downhill...
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 8:59am
      Sep 22, 2020
      user #1873737BobbyaddtrailEast Ridge LoopGreat flowing trails and there is also another...
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 12:52pm
      Aug 1, 2019
      user #1695186doingr8trailEast Ridge LoopThese trails are a welcome sight to the area! ...
      Jun 10, 2019 @ 9:09am
      Jun 10, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lake Ann Pathway 1 412.6 km
      45 North Winery Recreation Trail 2 113.4 km
      Lost Lake Pathway 414.6 km
      Hickory Hills14.9 km
      Copper Ridge Freeride 2 616.1 km

      • By SKIGAN14 & contributors
      • Admins: BL, BL
      • #27272 - 4,044 views

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