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Low and Springer roads are rough dirt roads with many exposed rocks and ruts, for moderately challenging riding. Historic logging and navigation routes. The area is characterized by hardwoods, mixed conifer forest, mature aspen and maple stands, plus sandy rolling landscape. Low Road is approximately 12 miles west of DeTour on M-134. Low Road heads north and intersects Springer Road which goes all the way to Ziegler and M-48.
Routes & Rides Abound
LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TIP OF CHIPPEWA COUNTY, IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.
Low Springer Trail
This network of historic logging roads provides an interesting scenic link between M-134 to the south and M-48 to the north. The roads wind through Lake Superior State Forest and some private acreage, so please note the "no trespassing" signage when visiting this area. Low, Springer and Ziegler roads are rough dirt roads used by loggers, but shared by recreational users. Enter roads North Caribou Lake Road at M-48.
Cranberry Lake Trail
This trail is located roughly 10 miles west of DeTour Village on the north side of M-134, just west of DeTour State Forest Campground. You can also enter the trail from South Caribou Lake Road, just west of Township Park on Caribou Lake. The trail network includes an 8 mile multi-use trail that travels through state forest lands and along scenic Cranberry Lake. A DNR map of the trail is available online or at DeTour Village Hall.