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at the Shelby Trailhead

Shelby Trailhead
Hart-Montague Rail Trail

Shelby Trailhead

This is the official Shelby Trailhead of the Hart-Montague Rail Trail, but you might also enjoy a picnic lunch there. The exercise stations along the trail are located in Shelby as well.


Follow the link for a description of the Hart-Montague Rail Trail.


Follow the link for a description of the Hart-Montague Rail Trail.


Follow the link for a description of the Hart-Montague Rail Trail.

Picnicking- picnic tables and a pavillion, water

Interpretive Site- There is information posted at the trailhead kiosk about the history of the Hart-Montague Rail Trail.

Exercise Trails- There are about 20 stations, mostly north of this trailhead, well maintained.

Handicap Accessibility- latrine is accessible, the entire trail is accessible

Rest Rooms- latrine
Potable Water- faucet and drinking fountain

Access- paved parking off 4th St. in Shelby
Restrictions- no camping
Seasonality- trail open all year
Ecosystem- mowed lawn in village
Other points of interest- small town services
most recent date this info personally checked- June 2014
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by- Michigan DNR
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[Counties] Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

From the US 31 Freeway, take the Shelby exit and turn east, toward town on Shelby Road. Go 1.25 miles, turn north on Michigan St, and then west on 4th St. The old depot and trailhead will be on your right in a half block as you cross the trail. Room for many cars, but not for longer vehicles.


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