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Ortonville Recreation Area
Near: OrtonvilleMI (Weather)
Number of
6 Total
0 Difficulty: Easy Trail
Trail Description Trail Information From the equestrian campground, 6.5 miles of horse trails are available for horseback riding. A 1.5-mile cross-country skiing trail and 2.75-mile hiking and mountain bike trail are locaed at the Bloomer #3 State Park.
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Campground Camping and Day Use The 25-site equestrian campground is located at a 6.5-mile trail head, off from Fox Lake Road. This camping site is reserved for campers with horses. It has vault toilets and a hand pump for water. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis with no reservations. Day users will find a picnic area, two shelters, a swimming area, playgrounds and horse shoe pits on Big Fish Lake.
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Michigan DNR

, MI
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This information was provided by MichiganHorseLovers on 3/7/2003 2:40:44 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)