11 singletrack miles of trails travelling through wetlands, meadows, and along the Grand River.
Snaking through sparse woods and along the Grand River, the trails are 11 miles of fast single or doubletrack. There are tight switchbacks and some technical stretches. Additionally there are enough mellow sections that riders of all skill levels can enjoy the area. The trails are adequately marked and are noticeable by a yellow post. Each of the trails is accessible from the main parking lot.
How to get there:
Located between Grand Rapids and Lansing, Ionia State Recreation Area is very easy to find. From Grand Rapids, take I-96 East towards Lansing. Take exit 64 and head North on Jordan Lake Road. From Lansing, take I-96 West and then follow as mentioned above. The park entrance will be about 3 miles up the road.
A map of the trails is available at the park office.