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Ringwood Forest


Trail Guide (Printable)

 

Ringwood Forest is the most ruggedly beautiful of all of our parks. The 160 acres include some of Michigan's oldest forest plantations.

This parks three miles of trails offer picnickers, nature lovers, hikers and cross country skiers towering pine forests, hilly terrain, fishing access and canoe launch on the Bad River.

The parks also houses a pavilion available on a first come first serve basis along with a playground, horseshoe pits, grills and pit toilets. Pavilion is available on a first come, first served basis. 

Ringwood is located 2 miles South of St. Charles and 2 miles West of M-52 on Ring Road.

 

Vehicle Admission:

Free

 

Boating Opportunities:

Canoe launch on the Bad River.

 

Directions to Ringwood Forest:

From the North:

Travel M-52 (South) through the Village of St. Charles. At Ring Rd. Turn (West) right. Follow Ring Rd. for approximately 1.5 miles to the entrance of Ringwood Forest.

From the South:

Travel M-52 (North) to Ring Rd in St. Charles Township which is north of Chesaning. At Ring Rd. turn (West) left. Follow Ring Rd. for approximately 1.5 miles to the entrance of Ringwood Forest.