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Kids' Ride

Bring the Whole Family to the Kids’ Ride XXVIII

              This family-oriented event is a full-fledged CCC Trail Tour for everyone !!!


                        July 13th & 14th, 2019

                     Click Here to view the FACEBOOK event page

                     Click Here to view the event flyer


The ride will be staged out of the Hoxeyville Music Festival site, just west of Kestelwoods Campground.  The staging area is located on the north side of 48 1/2 Road, 1/4 mile west of M-37 in Wellston, Michigan.

Click on the orange links for more info...

     11240 W 48 1/2 Road
     Wellston, MI 49689

     10860 W 48 1/2 Road
                           Wellston, MI 49689
     Call for Modern Camping Reservations: (231) 862-3476
Click Here for a Google map of staging area and nearby campground.


- Riding opportunities for all ages and skill levels!
- Private property trails for beginners and intermediate riders
- Plenty of Motorcycle Trail and ORV Route on the Lincoln Hills and Little Manistee loops
ORV safety training available on-site Saturday at 9 am – Call 517-416-0126


Field camping is available at the staging area for $10 per night. Day use of the campground facilities and showers available for $5 per person. Ground fires are not permitted but join us for a community bonfire Saturday night!

Modern camping is available 1/2 mile east at Kestelwoods Campground (10860 W. 48 1/2 Rd., Wellston, MI). Water and electric sites available with clean rest rooms, hot showers, and playgrounds for the kids. Call 231-862-3476 for modern camping reservations.

Don't feel like cooking?  No problem.  Kestelwoods has a full-service restaurant and party store (with ice cream)!  You can ride your dirtbikes there from either camping area.


Wolf Lake area motels:

Day Star Motel - (231) 745-2111        Wolf Lake Motel - (231) 745-4101

Additional hotel, motel, and cabin rental options available in Cadillac:

Days Inn - (231) 775-4414          Econo Lodge - (231) 775-6700


Sign-up will be at the staging area each morning.

Saturday:  8:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Sunday:  9:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.


Active Member:  $15 one day / $23 for two days
Family Member:  $10 one day / $13 for two days
Family Weekend:  $35 for two days

*In addition to ride fees above, “land use and monitoring fee” applies @ $2.00 per rider, with a $5.00 maximum for families.


Just for FUN! A kid’s skills challenge is scheduled for Saturday at the staging area, following the prize drawing. Lots of fun activities for the kids!


Plenty of prizes will be awarded to participants at the Saturday drawing, held at the staging area near sign-up.

A FREE dinner including hot dogs, brats, and pop for the whole family will be provided after the Saturday drawing.  Then join us for a group campfire Saturday night.


Back for another year of candy giveaways… it’s Skippy the Capitol Chapter Clown!


Bring your outgrown riding gear, bikes, parts, etc. to trade or sell.


Riders age 16 and under are required to have a safety training certificate.

ty Training will be provided at the staging area Saturday morning at 9 AM.  Please contact the CCC office at 517-416-0126 for more information and class registration.

Click Here to visit the DNR website for online rider education classes.


ALL ATTENDEES, SPECTATORS AND PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN THE CCC WAVER FORM ONCE ON SITE AT THE STAGING AREA. You must be a current CCC member. Memberships are available at sign-up. Please renew your membership early by mail! Must have current ORV sticker, (available at sign-up). Must have USFS approved spark arrestor and pass 94 db at sound check. We’ll have some dB Snorkels on site for those hard to tune bikes!


           Click Here for event information from the Cycle Conservation Club.

For more details about the Kids' Trail Tour, please contact...

                     Pete Fellman  (Ride Chairman)

                Phone:  248-798-5398



The Kids' Ride Trail Tour is a great place to introduce beginning riders to the CCC and Michigan's fantastic trail system.
Don't miss this weekend of family fun!

*** NOTICE from the Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan ***

Statement of responsibility The Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan

You have voluntarily entered a The Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan (CCC) event. A CCC sanction indicates that this event is listed in the CCC’s official calendar. It does not indicate that the trail/routes has been inspected or approved by the CCC, nor does it indicate that the officials have been trained or accredited by the CCC, nor does it indicate that your safety has been assured by the CCC or by a CCC Chapter.

Motorsports are inherently dangerous. You should take part in this event based on your own assessment of your abilities.

By participating in the event, you assume all risks for any injuries or damages that you sustain from such participation. If you have not personally inspected the trail/route, we urge you to do so. You are responsible for the quality and condition of your motorcycle and protective apparel.

The organizer does not provide medical insurance coverage. We urge you not to compete in motorsports without adequate personal medical insurance coverage.

If you have any doubts at this time about your personal abilities to participate in this event, if you have not adequately prepared yourself and your equipment, or if you believe your personal insurance coverages are not adequate to compensate you for any loss that might occur, we urge you to notify the organizer who will immediately refund your entry fee.

SPECTATORS witnessing these events thereby assume all risks for any injuries or damages resulting there from.

CCC Membership Information

CCC MEMBERSHIP runs from 4/1-3/31 of each year

Single $39.00; $52.00 Canadian memberships

Family $46.00; $59.00 Canadian memberships

Includes husband or wife and children while a full time student, those under 16 must have completed an approved Safety Training Course to participate in CCC events

Lifetime $15.00 with 25 years continuous Active CCC Membership

Trail Tour Sign Up

Active $15.00 one day; $23.00 two day

Family Members

Add $10.00 one day, $13.00 two day each or $35.00 Family Weekend

Land Use and Monitoring Fee to help cover cost of permit fees

$2.00 each one or two days; $5.00 Family max.

Michigan ORV Stickers: $26.25 ORV License plus $10 ORV Trail Permit required at all CCC events to utilize public trails

Everyone at a CCC Trail Tour MUST sign CCC waiver and should be a CCC member

All USD funds

NOTE: the CCC will only be signing up ATV’s less Than 50” at CCC Trail Tours An Operator of and ATV must be at least 12 years of age.

Michigan DNR Definition of ATV

"ATV" means a 3-, 4-, or 6-wheeled vehicle designed for off-road use that has low-pressure tires, has a seat designed to be straddled by the rider, and is powered by a 50cc to 1,000cc gasoline engine or an engine of comparable size using other fuels.