Howard’s Friend Bike Ride, Pere Marquette Rail Trail – Sat. May 1, 2021 7:30am registration, start 8:30am, end 4:00pm. This is a family friendly ride event to honor the memory Howard “Putter” Schoenherr and raise funds for the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail. The ride starts In Midland and riders have the option to go 5, 10, 20, 40 or 60 miles. Learn more at www.howardsfriendbikeride.com
Do It For Dan Memorial Ride 2021, Brighton – Sun. May 2, 2021 3:00 p.m. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/doitfordanride
I Bike Lake, MI, Pere Marquette State Trail, Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00 a.m. (Registration opens at 7:30). This is a family-friendly ride with 20, 30 and 50 mile ride options. All rides begin and end at the Lake Station Trailhead. Look for the big red caboose! Learn more at www.clarecountyrecreation.org/our-activities.html
National Trails Day – June 5
Tour Da U.P. Eh, August 6-15, 2021. Over 95% of our route is off main highways, leaving you with beautiful, wide open roads to enjoy. Only a few miles out of the 1,200 are on gravel and you can ride a road bike the entire time. Several 1-3 day options available. Learn more at https://www.tourdayoopeh.com/course-info/
DIY Trails Events…
Every week, great things are happening on Michigan trails. Just look at some of the activities you can do yourself or in a group:
- Ride the trails.
- Take a stroll.
- Walk your dog.
- Volunteer at your local shelter to walk dogs in need.
- Join a strolling photography class.
- Get together with local birdwatchers.
- Connect with a walking exercise group.
- Take a tour of historic trail sites.
- Take a bicycle vacation.