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LUTON COUNTY PARK
Longacre St
All trails ride in a counter clock-wise direction.
Luten Park Trails
Blue Loop Orange Loop Yellow Loop Green Loop Red Loop Black Loop Paved Roads
1.6 miles 0.9 miles 1.1 miles 0.9 miles 1.6 miles
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Kies St
The Luton Park trails travel through lush woodlands.
Luton Park
Located just east of Rockford, Luton County Park is one of the top-rated mountain biking trails in Michigan. As a multi-use trail system, it is open to hikers, bikers and trail runners alike. The new trailhead on 10-mile Road provides easy access. It’s also accessible from the south trailhead on Kies Street. It boasts
MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAILS
more than 9 miles of trails with one main lCoheoapted Shift=click
connecting  ve individual loops. Each loPoApRK up is designed for a different level of ability, with easier beginner trails (Blue, Green) and tighter, steeper advanced trails (Yellow, Orange, Red, Black) that include logs and rock gardens. The trail system travels through woodlands, marshes and meadows, and crosses Rum Creek.
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MEIJER
10 Mile Rd
10 Mile Rd
The Merrell Trail
One of Michigan’s newest and most highly rated mountain bike trails, the Merrell Trail was built with the funding and volunteer support of Wolverine World Wide. This unique 6-mile multi-use trail system is open to cyclists, runners and hikers with a range of trail loops and routes with various levels of dif culty. All of the trails are one-way, alternating each day of the week. Follow the yellow arrows on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays, and the red arrows on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. You’ll discover fast rolling downhills, long climbs, boulder rollovers. berms, bridges and plenty of jumps. Much of the
Merrell Trails
Outbound .25 miles
.5 miles 1.25 miles .75 miles
Montana
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Mix Master Siren Phaser Sawtooth Wilderness Chameleon
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trail is built through old growth forest where you will see magni cant giant beech, oak and maple trees
as you travel through large ravines, marshes
and huge side slopes.
Chameleon
Mix Master
Siren Phaser
Sawtooth
The Merrill Trail offers
a highly technical course that will challenge your mountain biking skills.
10 Mile Rd
Shaner Rd
10 Mile Rd
Rum Creek
Belmont Ave
Meijer Dr
Meadow Creek
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