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What’s the Zoo-de-Mack? It’s a 25-year-old rite of spring in Northern Michigan- a leisurely bike ride from the Zoo Bar at Boyne Highlands, to Harbor Springs, to Mackinaw City. The 51-mile ride takes cyclists through the Tunnel of Trees to Cross Village for lunch at Legs Inn and onto Mackinaw City.
Once in Mackinaw City, the riders can head by ferry to Mackinac Island or dine at the Crossings.
Hundreds of bicyclists, including many families ride in the Zoo-de-Mack. The ride passes through hard woods filled with trillium and travels along Lake Michigan.
Registration Fees generally run from $55-$75/person depending on how early you register.
The fee includes the annual pre-ride Bash on Friday night at the Zoo Bar- 600 Highlands Dr., Harbor Springs. The party has live music, games & swag with New Belgium, raffles with dozens of prices, and the Annual Charity Tricycle Races! Also included is the post-ride Finish Line Bash on Saturday afternoon at The Crossings- 248 S. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City. This event includes live entertainment, cash bar, and food vendors. Tickets also include the Saturday evening parties on the island.
Luggage transportation to Mackinaw City on Saturday, lunch at the Legs Inn- 6425 North Lake Shore Drive,
Cross Village, on Saturday, and round trip ferry transportation to and from Mackinac Island on the Star Line Ferry are all also included.
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