Michigan Competitive Mounted Orienteering

Ride Locations/Directions

Map with all Locations

Hungerford Lake: From Big Rapids take M-20 (exit #139 off US 131) west 5 miles to Norwich Town Hall. Go north on Cypress .5 miles to cemetery. Turn east on Hungerford Lake Rd. for .5 mile then turn north on Forest Rd 5134 for 1 mile to Trail Camp (on left). Bring drinking water, only horse water is available. There are 48 large camp sites with fire pits, picnic tables and picket posts. Toilets and water can be far from camping site, so be prepared.  This is a National Forest Fee Area, $15 night camping fee.  Campsites are first come first serve; they can fill up fast, so arrive early.

 

*Ionia State Rec. Area: From south, east or west, take I-96 to Jordan Lake Rd. exit. Go north on Jordan Lake Rd., dead ends at the park entrance of. From the north take M-66 south to Ionia. Continue south on M-66 to David Hwy (blinker light). Go west on David Hwy. to park entrance.

 

Waterloo Recreation Area: We will be camping at Farm Lane click here for directions: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

 

Ortonville Recreation Area: Take I-69 to the Elba Road exit, exit #149.  Go South on Elba Road to where it ends at Lippincott Road (about a half mile).  Turn East (Left) on Lippincott.  Take Lippincott just over a mile to the STOP sign at Hadley Road.  Turn South (Right) on Hadley Road.  (Hadley Road traffic does not stop, so use caution.)  There will be a small left-right jog on Hadley Road and you will go through the town of Hadley Coreg.  Take Hadley Road to Fox Lake Road.  There is a Horse Campground sign at Fox Lake Road.  Turn West (Right) on Fox Lake Road.  The Equestrian Campground is on the North (Right) side of the road.  There is a day use area entrance just before the campground entrance that should be used if you are just there for the day.  

Silver Creek, Allegan: From the north/Holland – Take I-196 to M40 or M40 from the south, to 134th Ave, turn east. Go approx. 4 miles to 38th St turn right/south to entrance. There is an entrance on the north side, but if you have a big rig it can be tricky, so it is better to enter from the east entrance. Camping fees at Silver Creek are as follows:
$12 per night per site;  $3 per horse per night; $5 reservation fee. Reservations can be made by calling the park office at 269-686-9088 or online at
www.allegancounty.org/parks Any unreserved sites are first come first serve.

 

    

 

 

 

 

* Note: Michigan Recreation Passport will get you entry into State Parks and Recreation areas. Camping at State Parks  is $17.00 per night. For camping reservations call 1-800-44PARKS. All State Parks have fire pits, picket posts, pit toilets and water. Park in the Day Use Area if you are hauling in for the day only, if there is one available.