Southwest Michigan Road and Trail Bicycle Guide
The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission through the SW Michigan Non-Motorized Planning Project provides bike maps. Michigan’s plan for non-motorized bike trails can be found at this website. http://www.swmpc.org/smart_plan.asp. Lower resolution bike maps can be downloaded from this page as PDF documents.
High-resolution bike maps can be ordered directly from MDOT’s website by clicking here. Maps require a $5 per map shipping and handling fee to be pre-paid online by credit card.
Biking Cass County Parks & Trails
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park has 7 miles of leisure biking trails and 10 miles of mountain bike trails. The mountain bike trails are open all year long. But, park officials ask that winter bikers please not ride on any of the groomed ski trails. The mountain bike trail for winter bicycling is on the SOUTH side of the road. Click here for Lawless Park Bike Trail Map.
For Your Comfort
- Modern restrooms
- Electricity at each shelter
- Large parking area
- Security lighting
- Fresh well-water
- Park hours (posted at park)
- Entrance fee: $1.00 county resident, $3.00 non-county resident
- Park Open: year-round
- Helmet required for all cycling
Melting Mann Annual Dirt Road Challenge
Join us on Sunday, March 19th, 2017. Crank-Up your race season by challenging yourself to an Open Class Dirt Road Grinder of 32 or 22 miles on a roller coaster race course. Time to get your race season started with some of southwest Michigan’s most challenging dirt roads during the spring thaw. MANN UP and sign up for MELTING MANN today! Registration kicks off online on Friday, November 4th, 2017 or will be available when you visit our Melting Mann display during the Bell’s Iceman Expo. Registration is limited to the first 1,000 riders so mark your calendars, save the date and let your training begin!