Betsie Valley Trailway Management Council

Betsie Valley Trail Management Committee

Contact Person

Name:  Gary Sauer
Phone: (231) 651-0647

Name: Rose Roelofs
Phone: (231) 882-0035
Current Members  
Gary Sauer Chairman-Benzie County Commissioner Representative
Doug Barry Vice Chair-DNR Representative
Rose Roelofs Secretary-Benzie County Executive Assistant
Frank Ikens Treasurer 
Avace Wildie FBVT Board Representative
John Ottinger Village of Elberta 
John Wheeler Crystal Lake Property Owners Association
Sean Duperron Benzie County Parks & Recreation
Jeff Bowlby At Large Representative 
Mark Heniser Village of Beulah
Fran Griffin Village of Thompsonville
Charlie Gregory FBVT Trail Coordinator-non-voting position

Benzie County is working closely with the Friends of Betsie Valley Trail to coordinate funding and for trail maintenance.  Benzie County is greatly appreciative of all the hard work that is being put in place to enhance Betsie Valley Trail. 

Application for Community Events
Application to Drive of the Betsie Valley Trail between Railroad Point Natural Area & Crystal Lake Boating Access Site

Trail Use Policy
Special Trail Use & Law Enforcement Plan


2024 Schedule 

Location: Benzie County Commissioners Room
Benzie County Government Center
448 Court Place
Beulah, MI 49617

05/07/24 Agenda Packet
04/02/24 Agenda Packet Minutes

11/07/23 Special Meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
10/03/23 Agenda Packet Minutes
09/05/23 Agenda Packet Minutes
08/01/23 Agenda Minutes
07/05/23 Agenda Packet
06/06/23 Agenda Packet Minutes
05/02/23 Agenda Minutes
04/04/23 Agenda Packet Minutes

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