Pic of CIS Trail

Friends of the Fred Meijer Clinton Ionia Shiawassee Trail

PO Box 274

St. Johns, MI, 48879

Contact Us: cistrail@gmail.com

Voicemail: 989.224.8944 x 285

The Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail

Friends of the Fred Meijer CIS Trail. All rights reserved.

CIS Trail Spur & Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting

Nov. 17, 2016

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 AT 10 A.M. You are invited to join the Village of Muir for the CIS Trail Spur &

Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting. Meet at the North entrance of the new bridge.

Refreshments will be served at the Muir Village Office, 122 Superior St. after the ceremony.

City of St. Johns Receives DALMAC Grant for Trail Wayfaring Signs

Nov. 1, 2016

Thanks to April Wilson (City of St. Johns Police Dept.) the City of St. Johns was awarded a grant in March of last year(2015) from  the DALMAC Foundation for wayfaring signs to be placed along the CIS Trail. Thanks to DALMAC and the City of St. Johns the signs are up.

Friends of he CIS Trail Board Meeting

May 7, 2017

The venue for the May 10, 2017 monthly board meeting for the Friends of the FMCIS Trail has been changed from the Clinton County Courthouse to the St. Johns Depot at 215 Clinton Avenue. Starts at 7 pm.

Trail Cleaning

Oct. - Nov, 2016

Trail clean up along the trail will be going thru out Oct. and Nov. During that time there will be equipment in varying places removing trees and brush that is encroaching the trail. Please use CAUTION during as there may be debris on the trail. Please feel free to pick up any of the debris and toss to the side of the trail. This is something that is needed for your safety and for emergency vehicles to use the trail if needed. We appreciate your patience during this time. 

The trail will look messy during this time but come next spring and summer the trees will fill out and give us a nice canopy to enjoy.   

Adler Creek Drain Re-Route

Week of Feb 6, 2017

Caution! - The week of Feb 6, 2017 Clinton County Drain Commission will be working along the CIS Trail between Hollister Rd. and Shepardsville Rd. (just west of Ovid) re-routing the Adler Creek Drain under the CIS Trail bridge.

Lyons-Muir Bridge & Trail Ribbon Cutting

Nov. 28, 2016

Thank you for sharing our ribbon cutting on the new bridge and trail connecting Lyons to Muir and the CIS Trail on Monday Nov. 28, 2016 in the Village of Muir.

Fowler's New Trailhead

Nov. 23, 2016

Fowler has been working on a new trailhead this summer. The trailhead will have restrooms and a historical room

inside. Outside will be a picnic area with bike racks and picnic tables and benches. Ribbon cutting ceremony/opening

will be next spring (2017). The building itself is a replica of the original train depot, which is depicted in the mural

painted by Dan Arens on the side of Becker's Furniture Store, just east of the trailhead.  The original depot was notable

for it's unique "witch's hat" roof.