Alpena to Hillman Trail (also known as the Paxon Spur) is an abandoned rail grade that is primarily used by snowmobiles in the winter, although all non-motorized users may use the trail.
The surface is dirt, cinder and ballast.
Gates make the trail look closed; feel free to walk or bike around gates.
The DNR is pleased to report that the Alpena to Lachine section of the trail project is funded and is in the engineering phase. The scope of the project has been drafted and looks like this: