Snowmobile Trail and ORV/ATV Information



The fastest way to get to the lighthouse by snowmobile is to trailer your snowmobiles down Luce County Road 500 to Little Lake Harbor. Unload there and take County Road 412 about 5 miles (this section of CR-412 is part of snowmobile trail 8). Then turn left still following CR-412 to the lighthouse. This last 2.2 mile section is not groomed and it gets rough at times.

You can also pick up trail 8 in Paradise. It runs west to the point where you turn to go north to the lighthouse. For more information on snowmobiling in the Paradise Area, please visit the links below.


Above picture by Ben Musielak, taken on 12/20/07

Paradise Area Night Riders

URL: The area trail map from the PANR website:

Paradise Area Night Riders Snowmobile Trail Reports

Paradise Area Night Riders Snowmobile Trail Reports from Groomers:


The Trail Blog

News and Updates On Michigan Snowmobile Trails:

MDNR Luce County Snowmobile Trail Map


The Chippewa Snow Chasers

The Chippewa Snow Chasers are located in Eckerman, MI. Their web site has a web cam, trail reports, membership info, etc.:


Current Snow Amounts/Web Cam

Below is a site that features regularly updated camera shots in Paradise, at the Vagabond Motel on M-123.

ATV/ORV Information

If you plan to ride ATVs or ORVs in the Crisp Point area, make sure you know the rules, regulations, and what licenses and/or permits you may need. See the Michigan DNR web site for more information here:,4570,7-350-79119_79148---,00.html.


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