Townsend Park & Cannon Trail in Rockford, MI

Park Managed by Kent County Parks
Townsend Park & Cannon Trail Bike Trail
8280 6 Mile Road, Rockford MI 49317
Trail Length: 4 miles
Paved Walking Path, Natural Hiking Trail
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Mountain Bike Trails
Stroller Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Bike Ride Best For: Families and beginner mountain bikers

Townsend Park connects to the paved Cannon Township Trail, which is great for walking or biking.

Cannon Trail is four miles long, winding through Townsend Park, woods, open areas, marshes, and wetlands, and eventually ends at Cannon Township Center at 6878 Belding Rd NE, Rockford.

You can also access the 1-mile long starter mountain biking trail from the Cannon Township Center. The Cannon Township Mountain Bike Trail loops through the woods and is a great way to test out mountain biking without a big commitment.

Cannon Township Trail uses boardwalks to cross marshy areas

More About Townsend Park & Cannon Trail

The Playground at Townsend Park & Cannon Trail
Townsend Park has three separate playgrounds.

The shaded playgrounds feature slides and climbing features, including a rock wall.

The surface is mulched.

Something Unique aout Townsend Park & Cannon Trail
The open stone shelter was built in 1926 and is the first structure built in a Kent County Park.

Park Features

  • Baseball
  • Creek Stomping
  • Dog Friendly
  • Fishing Pond
  • Free Admission
  • Hiking Trails
  • Mountain Biking Trail
  • Paved Walking Path
  • Paved Bike Path
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Shaded