Paul Henry – Thornapple Trail in Caledonia, MI

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About Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail

Address: E Main St SE & Mill St SE Caledonia, MI 49316

At its completion, the Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail will be 42 miles of paved trail connecting Grand Rapids to Vermontville.

This rail trail offers a mix of rural and urban, passing through towns, neighborhoods, woodlands and farmlands, traveling over and along creeks and rivers, including the Thornapple River.

Several areas with parking are available throughout the trail's route.

Good entry points are Main St & Mill Ave intersection in Caledonia, downtown Middleville behind the village offices, and Maple Valley High School east of Nashville.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

The Walking Path at Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail

Running along rail lines, the rail is fairly flat. It is paved with areas of asphalt, cinder and crushed stone.

Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail Features

  • Accessible
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Lake or River
  • Paved Walking Path
  • Paved Bike Path


Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas

Time of Year? Open all year