We are glad you've decided to check us out. YSTRA is a group made of volunteers who are dedicated to preserving and protecting our trails. We hope to see you soon!
*Click the above green button*
Your donation and memberships matter. Each membership or donation goes right back into keeping your trails maintained. In recent years, we have been able to add corrals to camp sites. Upgrade our obstacle course. Add trail systems around the campground. Our future goals are to expand day parking. Potentially bring electricity to camp and other great amenities!
Yearly Membership dues are $20.00 Use the "donate" button above to pay your yearly dues. Once paid, please also email us so we can confirm we match up the right member with the correct due payment. You may send your email to Sarah@grcarvers.com.
The additional $2.00 covers our Pay Pal fees we will be charged when making these transactions.
You may mail a check for your yearly dues to :YSTRA 10370 W Parmalee Road, Middleville MI 49333 Attention: Travis Buehler
Would you like to donate a custom amount to our efforts?
Click the "donate now" button above. We appreciate each and every donation! The amount shows "$0.00" because when you click the button, it will allow you to chose your donation amount in PayPal. Please note, Paypal charges us a fee. So if you wish for us to receive your full donation, round up to the nearest dollar. OR, you may send your donation to Travis@GRcarvers.com via friends and family. Travis is our club treasurer and handles our memberships.
Each donation helps us maintain your trails. Add amenities to your campground. Offer new events, and much more!
We are asked often, "Why pay a membership? We can ride for free..."
Your memberships, donations, and sponsorships are what keep your trails groomed and allow for new projects such as *THIS* !
Those who have been to Yankee to ride know our current day use is small compared to many other trail heads.
We have been partnering with the local DNR to grant us access to a site just down the road off the 6 mile trail where we can have a much larger day use area as well as some additional group camp sites.
We are happy to announce that as of this Spring 2022- it has been approved!
The DNR have worked on our behalf to submit requests for additional funding along with your donations and memberships to make this project- which we have been dreaming of for years- a reality!
This new day use area should have construction begun late Summer/ Early Fall of 2022 and be useable come Spring 2023.
The photo shown here is the FINISHED proposed area. It is NOT what you will see come Spring 2023.
Phase I will include the initial excavation of the area, vault toilets and (this is big...) Running water! Those of you who have been to our current camp and staging area know we do not have running water. We have a hand pump that can be frustrating to use at times. This new water tower, at the new day use area, will have the capabilities to fill not only your horse buckets, but also your trailer! *We are excited*!
Be sure you head to our Facebook page to keep up to date on information as it happens.
Learn more about our upcoming events, fundraisers, and more!