Lost Tamarack Pathway/Wildwood Hills

This trail is good for Hiking Biking XC Skiing

  • Length: 16.61 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Terrain: Rolling, Steep 20%, Hilly 20%, Moderate 40%, Flat 20%
  • Organization: Michigan DNR
  • Trail Website: michigandnr.com
  • Trail Website 2: michigandnr.com

Lost Tamarack Pathway is a 4.75 mile long wooded pathway beginning at Weber Lake State Forest Campground approximately seven miles north of Wolverine in southern Cheboygan County. The path consists of two loops of heavily wooded pathway through state forest land and is used for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing on ungroomed trails. Use caution! Trail is not well marked.

The Wildwood Hills Pathway is located six miles southwest of Indian River in Cheboygan County.  These trails consist of three loops with a total distance of 9.3 miles. The trails run across rolling hills and through second-growth forest just south of Burt Lake.  These groomed trails accommodate mountain biking, hiking and cross-country skiing and provide challenging physical activity through the middle of the forest, where wildlife viewing abounds.


MichiganTrailMaps.com says,"Located in the upland forests along the hilly border of Cheboygan and Emmet Counties, Wildwood Hills Pathway is an 11-mile trail system of three loops. Wildwood Hills Pathway was developed in the 1970s for Nordic skiers but the mountain biking boom of the 1980s turned the trail into a popular destination for off-road cyclists. Hikers and snowshoers are also welcome to enjoy the trails but its primary users are cross-country skiers and mountain bikers." Click here for trail maps!


Note: Not all sections of each trail are approved for every activity listed for the trail as a whole. Please click on individual trail sections to see approved activities for that section.

Map Legend

  • Trail Head
  • Historical Site
  • Beach
  • Natural Feature
  • Campground
  • Park
  • Cultural Interest
  • Scenic View
  • Educational Interest
  • Visitor Center
  • Emergency Care
  • Water Access
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife or Nature Viewing
  • Trail Friendly Business

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