2023 ANNUAL MEETING of the Friends of the Fred Meijer CIS Trail:



Village of Muir Community Center,

122 W. Superior St., Muir, MI. 48860. .

Featured speaker will be Rick Morris,
former board member and owner of House of Wheels in Owosso, who will talk about e-bikes. 

FMCIS Trail Manager Barry Culham

will also give an update on trail maintenance.  Refreshments will be provided by Lumber Mill Inn of Muir.  All are welcome to attend the free, fun, and informative evening!

Our Annual Trailblazer Newsletter is out. Catch up on some of the happenings and some history along along the Fred Meijer CIS Trail.

Friends of the Fred Meijer Clinton Ionia Shiawassee Trail
PO Box 274
St. Johns, MI, 48879
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The Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail

Trail is open to all non-motorized uses year round.

   Trail Length:  41.3 Miles

  Trail Surface:  12 ft, compacted crushed limestone with 8 miles of asphalt in towns

Snowmobiles:   PROHIBITED

           Horses:   PROHIBITED

    4 Wheelers:   PROHIBITED

The Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail is a 41.3 mile, 12 ft. wide, packed crushed limestone, with 10 ft. wide asphalt surface in towns for a total of 8 miles of asphalt. It is non-motorized, non-equestrian, trail located in mid-Michigan in the counties of Clinton, Ionia and Shiawassee. It connects the communities of Owosso, Ovid, St. Johns, Fowler, Pewamo, Muir/Lyons  and Ionia utilizing a former railroad corridor.

The trail is part of the Midwest Regional Rail-Trail Network,  joining on the eastern end with the Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Trail (Ionia to Lowell), the Fred Meijer Flat River Valley Trail (Lowell to Greenville), and the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail (Greenville to Edmore to Alma) for a total of 125 miles.

The trail parallels M-21 and traverses mostly rural areas and farming communities, but portions also run near and across Stoney Creek, Maple River and Grand River watersheds in Ionia County

The trail is owned by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and is managed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) with the Mid-West Michigan Trail Authority and maintained by volunteers of the Friends of the Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail.