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Black Mountain Pathway

County Road 489
Onaway, MI  49765
Toll Free: (888)854-9700, Phone: (989)733-8774, Phone: (989)785-4251, Fax: (989)733-8553. E-mail:

Trail Length: 30 miles
Groomed Classic? Yes
Groomed Skating? Yes
Lighted? No
Snowmaking? No
Ski rentals? No
Trail Map: Yes

Getting there: 11 miles N of Onaway via Co Rd 489. See detailed directions below...

What's there: Home of the Annual Black Mountain 30Km Nordic Classic Ski Race, a Michigan Cup event!

30 miles groomed double-tracked cross-country ski, hike, bike and horseback trail. A separate six-mile skating lane meanders around the lower portion of the mountain. Well maintained. Parking lot, toilet and informal bulletin board with maps.

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Travel Directions to DNR Parking area - Twin Lakes:

From Onaway (13 miles NW of Onaway):
Take M-211 north to County Road 489.
Right on Country Road 489 to Town Hall Rd.
Straight on Town Hall Rd. to DNR parking lot.
(Town Hall Rd. becomes Twin Lakes Rd. at Cheboygan county line).

From Rogers City (20 miles NW of Rogers City):
US 23 north to County Road 646 (Town Hall Rd.)
Left on Country Road 646 to stop sign.
Right on Country Road 646 (Town Hall Rd.) to DNR Parking Area.
(Town Hall Rd. becomes Twin Lakes Rd. at Cheboygan county line).

From Cheboygan (12 miles SE of Cheboygan):
M-33 south to Orchard Beach Rd.
East on Orchard Beach Rd. to Black River Rd.
Right on Black River Rd. to Twin Lakes Rd.
Left on Twin Lakes Rd. to DNR parking lot.

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