Temporary 1.5-mile closure along Fred Meijer White Pine Trail in Osceola County

Contact: Ben Dietrich (DNR Parks and Recreation Division), 231-775-7911
Agency: Natural Resources

June 22, 2021

paved trail lined with treesThe replacement of a failing culvert is set to begin along the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, temporarily closing a 1.5-mile trail section in Osceola County, Michigan.


The Department of Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division project will begin July 1 and is anticipated to be completed by the end of October.

The closure will take place between Sylvan Road (1 mile south of Ashton) and 9 Mile Road (6 miles north of Reed City). A detour has been established and is signed. The detour is as follows:

  • If traveling north, turn right (or west) on 9 Mile Road, turn left (or north) onto 210th Avenue and follow 1.5 miles to Sylvan Road; turn left (or west) and travel 0.2 miles until the White Pine Trail crosses Sylvan Road.
  • If traveling south, turn left (or east) onto Sylvan Road, turn right (or south) on 210th Avenue and follow for 1.5 miles; turn right (or east) on 9 Mile Road and travel 0.2 miles until the White Pine Trail crosses 9 Mile Road.

Get the latest on DNR closures of trails, boating access sites or other facilities at Michigan.gov/DNRClosures

For more information on the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail project, contact Ben Dietrich, park supervisor, at 231-775-7911 or DietrichB3@Michigan.gov.


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