Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail

Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail State Park

Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail State Park of Oceana and Muskegon County, Michigan

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Trail Distance:

22.5 miles long.


From US 31 exit at Hart Exit (Polk Rd.), go East 1/4 mile to parking lot on left.

Trail Description:

It is a bicycle trail which runs from the city of Montague in Muskegon County to the city of Hart in Oceana County, Michigan. The trail is on the route of a former railroad. It was one of the first "Rails to Trails" projects in the state of Michigan, its success paved the way for more trails throughout the state and Midwest. The trails total length is 22 miles, however continuous expansions have increased that length in recent years with the hope of linking it to other trails throughout Western Michigan.

The trails goes through the following communities.

  • Montague, Michigan
  • Rothbury, Michigan
  • Shelby, Michigan
  • Mears, Michigan
  • Hart, Michigan

The Hart-Montague Trail State Park is a paved, 22-mile trail passing through rural, forested lands. Scenic overlooks and picnic areas are located along the route. The DNR currently provides only emergency maintenance services and seeks governmental agencies to operate and maintain its linear park trails.


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Map of Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail State Park

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