Rites of Spring

Kickoff the Riding Season with the Rites of Spring XXXIII

DATE:

May 14th & 15th, 2022

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LOCATION / STAGING:

The ride will be staged out of the Clear Lake State Park located on M-33, approximately 10 miles north M-32 and the city of Atlanta.

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Clear Lake State Park

20500 M-33

Atlanta, MI 49709

Reservations by Phone: 1-800-44-PARKS (1-800-447-2757)

Reservations Online: www.midnrreservations.com

Campground Office (for park info only): 1-989-785-4388

Click Here for a Google map of the Clear Lake State Park and staging area.


TRAIL & DUAL SPORT:

Atlanta Trail (North map) & Atlanta Trail (South map)

- 80 mile ORV trail with cutoff options
- 30 mile ATV loop
- 4 mile kids' loop
- Gas truck available on trail
- Lunch available for purchase at gas stop

Dual Sport Route

- Laid-out by Ian Greenia
-
GPS and roll charts available


CAMPING:

Modern camping will be available at the Clear Lake State Park, adjacent to the staging area.

Click Here for more details and to make a reservation.


ACCOMMODATIONS:

The nearest motels, south of the staging area, are the A-Win-Sands (989) 785-2337 and the Atlanta Motel (989) 785-4509.


SIGN-UP / SOUND CHECK:

Sign-up and sound check will take place at the staging area.

Saturday: 8:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Sunday: 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM


RIDE FEES*:

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, the “land use monitoring fee” applies @ $2 per rider, with a $5 maximum for families.


PRIZE DRAWING:

Plenty of prizes will be awarded to participants during the Saturday prize drawing at the staging area.

RIDER EDUCATION:

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

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


REQUIREMENTS:

All attendees, spectators, and participants must sign the CCC waiver at the staging area. Riders must be current CCC members. Memberships are available at sign-up but please renew early by mail. ORV stickers are required and are available at the staging area. Vehicles must be equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrestor and pass a 94 db sound check.


CCC ANNUAL MEETING:

The Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan's Annual Membership Meeting will be held Saturday evening. Check back for meeting location and time.

Contact the CCC office at (517) 599-0300 for more information about the annual meeting.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more details about the Rites of Spring, please contact...

Adam Hopper (Ride Coordinator)

Phone: (248) 930-0957

Email: adamhopper3@aol.com

Ian Greenia (Dual Sport Contact)

Phone: (734) 693-0265

Email: imaelectrician@aol.com

Click Here for event information from the Cycle Conservation Club.


The Rites of Spring Trail Tour is the official kick-off to the riding season. Don't miss this great annual tradition!