Ogemaw Hills Pathway

This trail is good for Hiking Biking XC Skiing Horseback Riding

  • Length: 12.59 mi
  • Surface: Natural
  • Groomed: Yes
  • Bike Type: Mountain
  • Organization: Michigan DNR
  • Trail Website: michigandnr.com

The Ogemaw Hills Pathway is located at the corner of Clear Lake Road and Fairview Road, approximately five miles north of West Branch in Ogemaw County. The trails wind through approximately 15 miles of the AuSable State Forest providing groomed cross country trails for all skill levels. The trails were originally established for X-country skiing and Hiking but is now also used Mt. Biking. These n-going single-track trails are mapped according to degree of difficulty(easiest, more difficult and most difficult) and direction of travel. Go to visitwestbranch.com 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

Trail Photos


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