We started at the Townline Rd. trailhead and hiked south along the Manistee River towards 131 campground. As you start the hike at the river, quickly the trail heads into the woods and away from the river for a few minutes. After joining back along the river the trail winds through quite a thick and mature cedar forest. We did encounter two campsites and both had atv's, but neither had bothered the trail. About twenty to thirty minutes into the hike, we came across a bench that overlooks the Manistee for a nice rest. From that point on we hiked away from the river and about an hour and fifteen minutes from our starting point we turned back and hiked back. We stopped at the top of quite a ravine or gulley.