Grand River Edges Trail in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rivers Edge Trail

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About Grand River Edges Trail

Address: 2872 Monroe Ave. Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Grand River Edges Trail links downtown Grand Rapids to Kent Trails and Millennium Park and connects to the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park.

It includes over 2 miles of trail through Riverside Park, and its downtown loop passes many downtown attractions and landmarks.

Following the trail will also bring you back and forth across pedestrian bridges across the river.

As it is a fairly flat trail with lots to see, it is perfect for families.

The best entry points are North or South Riverside Park and Canal Street Park, 6th Street Bridge Park and Fish Ladder Park.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

The Walking Path at Grand River Edges Trail

Trail is a total of 5.4 miles and is paved in asphalt. It is fairly flat and family-friendly.

Grand River Edges Trail Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Good for Rollerblading
  • Lake or River
  • Paved Walking Path
  • Paved Bike Path
  • Urban


Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas

Time of Year? Open all year