Clear Lake Road

Drummond Island, Michigan (Chippewa County)

Last Updated: 11/18/2020
4 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Permit Information: Permit Required - Click Here
Length: 2.66 miles
Highest Elevation: 779 feet
Duration: About 29 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Drummond Island
Nearest Town w/ Services: Drummond Island
Official Road Name: Clear Lake Road
Management Agency: Michigan Department of Natural Resources
District: Drummond Island Management Area


Highlight: Clear Lake Road
On the south-eastern side of Drummond Island, Clear Lake Road is a mild feeder trail into the system. This side of the island is saturated with water and while this trail doesn’t have any specific obstacles, the muddy and sometimes deep pits can be fun to splash through. New drivers to Drummond Island can get a good taste of some of the more difficult mud on the nearby Marblehead Loop by tackling Clear Lake Road first.


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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
Trailhead is on the north side of East Bass Cove Road.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Drummond Island, Michigan

From the Drummond Island Visitor Center, head south on S Townline Rd toward M-134 W to the light and turn left onto E Johnswood Road and follow for 7 miles. Continue onto Stonehouse Road/E Bass Cove Road for another 3.9 miles and the trailhead will be on the north side of the road.



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JD Marshall

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Jen & JD moved to Colorado from Chicago in May of 2015 for work and brought with them a 2001 stock Jeep Wrangler that had been garage bound for two years. Within a month of arrival, all rusty 170,000 miles of it was shaking on Colorado trails and they've never stopped. As time as gone on, their 2001 TJ had to be traded and a 2015 Jeep JK has been added to the family. JD works as a Systems Engineer for a cable company and Jen runs a business from their home during the week to pay the bills. When the weekend hits, they're almost always hitting the trail. When Sunday night rolls around, the question turns to, 'so what's next week?!'.
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