Drummond Island’s ORV system contains a wide variety of terrain. From picturesque hardwood forests, to expansive, wide open meadows, spiced up with occasional short rock climbs. Discover island routes that run along stone ridges carved out by Lake Huron and the last Ice Age. And ride loops that take you near the shore of Lake Huron for some exceptional vistas, as well as distant views of the Canadian shore.
If challenging trails set deep into the woods can be considered a treasure, then Drummond Island has the mother lode. Drummond’s trails lend themselves to long extended trail rides where you’ll want to take water, food, first aid, and tools in addition to extra clothing. With the rugged nature of Drummond’s ATV trails, 4x4 utility ATVs are preferred. Even though utility style quads and 4x4s lend themselves more to the kind of ride Drummond has to offer, side-by-sides have ample trails to explore on the ORV routes.
Stock full sized ORVs and 4x4s can certainly handle most of the island’s full size routes, but it is highly recommended that they be equipped with skid plates because the bottom side of any full sized ORV is going to find itself “making contact” with Drummond along the way. Tow hooks are a great idea; lockers or limited slip differentials definitely help, but are not absolutely necessary. The key is vehicle ground clearance and being 4x4 capable. This is one place where you will get your money’s worth from an aftermarket suspension lift and or tire upgrade!
Drummond’s trail system is no place for high rates of speed. Please be smart and ride safely.
We look forward to seeing you on some of Drummond’s trails soon. And don’t forget - always “Tread Lightly!”
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The Steps at Marble Head
Leading into Marble Head, these rock shelves guard the approach to the over look viewing the False Detour Channel and Cockburn Island, ON., Canada.
Glen Cove Beach
The Glen Cove parking lot is a good place to leave your car if you are planning to hike the well marked trail to the Marble Head.
(Note: It is an 8 mile hike, round trip)
The beach is about 2 miles in length and has a rolling hills feeling, like sand dunes made up of small pure white rounded shale stones. It's a favorite place to picnic, walk the beach and skip stones.
(Note: Swimming can be very dangerous here.
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