Park managed by City of Grand Rapids
About Ball Perkins Park
Address: 1675 Perkins Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Ball Perkins Park is a city dweller's escape to nature.
Follow the 2/3 mile multi-use trail to a scenic pond overlook, complete with benches to take in your beautiful surroundings.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Hikers love Ball Perkins Park. You'll feel like you're alone in the woods -- even though you're still in the middle of Grand Rapids.
You can even find geocaches on the trails - or spot wild turkeys and deer.
The relatively flat, crushed stone trail makes for an easy hike.
Hiking Trail Details
The serene pathway at Ball Perkins Park connects Ball and Perkins. It is great for walkers, bikers and dogs.
The pathway also leads to a small pond tucked back in the woods.
The trail is only 0.65 miles long one-way so it's perfect for families. Walk the trail several times to get in your steps.
Connect with nature without living Grand Rapids!
Ball Perkins Park Features
- Dog Friendly
- Free Admission
- Hiking Trails
- Mountain Biking Trail
Facilities: There are a few benches along the trail to stop and rest and take in the beauty around you. One picnic table is on-site.
There are no restrooms available so be sure to plan ahead.
Stroller-Friendly? No, few or no areas
Time of Year? Open year round during daylight hours