Trails

Cascade Peace Park Trails in Ada

8900 Grand River Dr SE, Ada MI 49301

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
This densely wooded and hilly park has almost 4 miles of assorted hiking trails in varying lengths. The main trail loop is around 2 miles long, with plenty of offshoots. There is even a hidden creek - see if you can find it!

Visitors love the hearty hike. Coming in at nearly 200 acres in size, the park is heavily wooded and is a great place to treat yourself to a long, shaded walk under towering oak, maple, and cherry trees. There are two trailheads - and both start with an uphill climb.

*Note* This park allows bow hunting in season.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year. Dawn to dusk.

Seidman Park Trails in Ada

8155 Conservation St NE, Ada MI 49301

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
This is an excellent place to put some miles on your shoes. Trails are mostly wooded, passing through rolling hills.

Right after you hit the trail, there’s a bridge with an active creek babbling through. Beware that this creek can cause the trails to be very muddy.

A hiking backpack would be preferable to bringing a jogging stroller. These trails are not handicap accessible.

Shortly after the yellow trail connects to the blue, there's a wooden boardwalk. Be sure to follow its twists and turns as you hunt for wildlife.

Hiking is the primary way to enjoy Seidman Park in warm weather months. It is a popular place for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the wintertime.

Don't forget the bug spray!

OPEN HOURS
Open daily during daylight hours.

Roselle Park Trails in Ada

1010 Grand River Dr NE, Ada MI 49301

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Ride, run, or walk down the flat paved pathway through a beautiful nature preserve full of wetlands, prairie, and forest.

This path is a great place to take your young child and their bike, whether they’re pedaling with training wheels, using a balance bike, or scooting along on their own.

*Mosquitos can be bad depending on the season.

The flat, paved walking path is perfect for walking and a variety of wheeled activities.

Families love to bring their young riders here to practice their skills along this path.

While you're walking or biking, you'll explore a gorgeous nature preserve.

See how many different kinds of wildflowers and wildlife you can see - plus you'll have views of the Grand River along the way.

Stop at the observation deck to get close-up to the wetlands life.

Being in a wetland/prairie area, prepare for mosquitos or other bugs.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Eastmanville Bayou County Park Trails in Allendale

13507 68th Ave, Allendale MI 49401

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
The scenery can't be beat on the Eastmanville Bayou trails as they go alongside the Grand River.

You'll often see fisherman and kayakers on the river.

The natural hiking trails are mostly flat, but can be muddy and buggy.

OPEN HOURS
5am to 10pm year-round

Pigeon Creek Park Trails in Allendale

12524 Stanton Street, West Olive MI 49460

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Visitors will enjoy the “choose your own adventure” style of trails at Pigeon Creek.

The trails are well-marked, and there are plenty of options to choose to make your hike shorter or longer, depending on your level of adventure.

The terrain is varied; some steep hills for mountain bikers and west of the lodge has flatter areas for hikers.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours.

Whistlestop Park Trails in Bryon Center

2120 76th St SW, Byron Center MI 49315

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

Whistle Stop Park has a short, paved pathway around their fishing pond that is a Storywalk.

Placards telling a story have been placed around the walkway.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail Trails in Caledonia

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

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

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

OPEN HOURS
Open all year

Lepard Park Trails in Caledonia

6030 76th St SE, Caledonia MI 49316

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Natural surface looped hiking trail with some man-made walkways that measures just short of a mile.

This trail is gorgeous in the spring and fall, but can get slippery in the winter.

There are some steep hills.

Note that you can hear traffic noise from this park so it may not be the best for those looking to truly immerse in nature.

OPEN HOURS
Open 7 AM - sunset during May - October

Cascade Township Park Trails in Cascade

2865 Thornhills Avenue SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

The hiking/walking path loop is a one-mile paved trail that has a few hills.

If you are bringing toddlers or new bike riders, the flattest part of the loop is near the sand volleyball court.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from dawn to dusk.

Comstock Park to Rockford via the White Pine Trail Trails in Comstock Park

Cedar Springs, Belmont, Rockford & More, Grand Rapids MI

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

The paved White Pine Trail linear State Park is a great place to walk, hike or bike.

It's 92-miles long and passes through several cities.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

White Pine Trail Linear State Park Trails in Comstock Park

Comstock Park, Grand Rapids MI 49321

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

The paved White Pine Trail linear State Park is a great place to walk, hike or bike.

It's 92-miles long and passes through several cities.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Wahlfield Park Trails in Comstock Park

6811 Alpine Ave, Alpine Township MI 49321

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
The natural surface, non-paved trails vary from wooded, creek views to endless, open field views.

Hiking trails are pretty easy, while the biking trails offer moderate to intense difficulty.

There are several wooden bridges crossing the creek that makes its way through the park, but the majority of the trails are dirt or gravel--so it’s best to leave the strollers behind.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round from 7 AM to sunset

Manhattan Park Trails in East Grand Rapids

331 Cascade Rd SE, East Grand Rapids MI 49506

Manhattan Park Ward sled hill

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Short & easy natural surface trails.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Reeds Lake Loop Trails in East Grand Rapids

750 Lakeside Drive SE, East Grand Rapids MI 49506

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Make your way around Reeds Lake (4.2 miles) in East Grand Rapids using the paved walking trail and sidewalks. Most of the trail is shady but there are parts in full sun.

Stop off at Waterfront Park to peek through lily pads to spot wildlife, including birds, minnows and frogs.

The majority of the trail is paved, but users will find some natural surfaces and boardwalks along the way.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Huff Park Trails in Grand Rapids

2399 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505

Huff Park trail boardwalk

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
The trails at Huff Park are pretty straightforward.

There’s a loop (about a mile in length) that consists of a paved path with a lengthy boardwalk that cuts through the middle.

The boardwalk also features a wetland overlook. You may spot red-winged blackbirds.

There are smaller, unpaved (and unmarked) paths that shoot off from the paved path if you’re looking for more of an adventure.

The boardwalk is great for strollers and younger hikers.

It goes over wetlands and crystal clear streams - fun to look for creatures when passing over the water.

Please note that bikes, scooters, rollerblades, and skateboards are not permitted on the boardwalks.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from dawn to dusk.

Ken-O-Sha Park Trails in Grand Rapids

1353 Van Auken SE, Grand Rapids MI 49508

Use only for Ken O Sha boardwalk
Use only for Ken O Sha paved walking path

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Ken-O Sha has one wide, paved trail, but the other natural trails wind through the woods.

There are some wooden paths here and there to help cross some more challenging areas as well as a bridge over a gorgeous creek.

You're sure to see some beautiful wildflowers and may even see some deer.

There may be fallen tree limbs across the path at times so it may be hard to push a stroller on the natural trails.

The wide paved walking path is great for strollers, wheelchairs, bikes, rollerblades and other wheels.

This path is shaded and follows the river.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from dawn to dusk.

Donald J Lamoreaux Park Trails in Grand Rapids

4585 Coit Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Generally considered an easy route, it takes about an hour to walk this 2.6 mile loop.

The natural-surfaced trails wind though wetlands, open fields, forests and along the edge of the river.

Beware that it's on the Grand River flood plane and can get wet and muddy when the water levels are high.

Pack the bug spray!

OPEN HOURS
Open May 1 - October 31; Open 7 AM to sunset

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Trails in Grand Rapids

1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

Meijer Gardens has endless walking paths that take you to many interesting destinations. There's the sculpture park route, which takes you past gorgeous waterfalls and the "giant horse," among other incredible sculptures.

Walk the Gwen Frostic Shade Garden on your way to the Michigan Farm Garden and then roam the breathtaking Japanese Gardens on your way back to the main building.

Not ready to head back inside? Explore the Meijer Garden wetlands on the Frey Boardwalk.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round

Crahen Valley Park Trails in Grand Rapids

4355 Leonard St NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Signage or trail markers are absent from this park. Bring a compass or phone to navigate if hiking.

If you follow the paved bike path down to white birdhouse, you can then take that gravel path down into the valley. You'll end near a concrete bridge with at a gorgeous sandy stream.

Or continue on from the bridge and follow the hard-packed dirt trail into the woods. These trails have a grove of pines, muddy crossings, ponds, open meadows, and lots of hardwoods.

OPEN HOURS
Open May 1 – Oct 31

Grand River Edges Trails in Grand Rapids

2872 Monroe Ave., Grand Rapids MI 49505

free downtown grand rapids discovery walk

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

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.

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

OPEN HOURS
Open all year

Ball Perkins Park Trails in Grand Rapids

1675 Perkins Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505

Use only for Ball Perkins Park natural trail

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
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 leaving Grand Rapids!

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Blandford Nature Center Trails in Grand Rapids

1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids MI 49504

Blandford Nature Center Trails

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Blandford Nature Center has TONS of trails that are perfect for exploring with kids. Most of the trails are flat and woodchipped, making it possible to navigate them with a jogging stroller.

Blandford’s trails are organized on a number system which makes it easy to figure out where you need to go when you’re on the trial (remember to ask for a map at the Visitor Center).

The trails at Blandford offer periodic breaks from hiking to learn a little more about the environment, various animals, and give kids a chance to play.

These interconnected trails give plenty of flexibility to how long of a hike you want to take. You can keep it short and sweet–or you can add on plenty of mileage by visiting the newly acquired Highlands, too.

OPEN HOURS
Trails open all year, dawn to dusk.

Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve Trails in Grand Rapids

1750 East Beltline Ave. SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Covered in wood chips and mostly flat, this is a great spot for younger hikers. There are plenty of water features with places to stop and look for wildlife.

There are several different configurations of trails that you can take. The trails are marked, but not exceptionally well.

Trails are mostly wooded with lots of wetlands so come prepared with bug spray.

OPEN HOURS
Dawn to dusk year round, see the website for current Bunker Interpretive Center hours (varies by time of year)

Grand Rapids Township Park Trails in Grand Rapids

1836 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525

Grand Rapids Township Park Nature Trail Loop

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

The paved nature trail follows a 1.1-mile loop that most kids ages 3 and up can handle, and is also very stroller friendly.

It does go through a marshy-wetlands area, so if you plan on hiking bug spray would be a good call.

OPEN HOURS
Open May 1 - October 31; Open 6 AM to sunset

Riverside Park Trails in Grand Rapids

2001 Monroe Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

The paved walking trail in Riverside Park offers a quiet oasis from the busy city life.

Expect to see a wide variety of birds and other wildlife throughout your hike through the large park.

Riverside Park is prone to flooding so plan accordingly after a heavy rain.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round during daylight hours

Provin Trails Park Trails in Grand Rapids

2900 4 Mile Rd, Grand Rapids Township MI 49525

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Pick your own path through the woods or climb a sand dune.

Hikers can expect to see lots of squirrels and birds - and even a teepee made with natural materials.

Kids will love running up and down the sand dune in the middle of the trails - and adults will appreciate the more strenuous climb.

Moderate to difficult with natural surface & sandy walking trails with lots of hills.

OPEN HOURS
Open year round from 7 AM to sunset

Kalamazoo River Valley Trail

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
This linear park is a 33.5 mile biking and walking path connecting Kalamazoo to South Haven, including the Kalamazoo River Trail in downtown Kalamazoo.

This gorgeous, shaded rails-to-trails path has so much to see along the way, through woods and farmlands, over and alongside streams and rivers.

Favorite stops include Camelback Bridge near Grand Junction and South Pier Lighthouse.

Bloomingdale is considered the midpoint and people love to stop here to check out the caboose and Depot Museum.

Van Buren Trail State Park connects in South Haven and provides 14 miles of additional trails.

The entire trail is limstone / slag. There are no major hills on the trail. However there is generally a slight grade favoring eastbound riders.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from dawn to dusk.

Mt. Pisgah Trails in Holland

2238 3rd Ave, Holland MI 49424

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Mt. Pisgah is a hiking trail that takes you up to some spectacular views you can’t find anywhere else.

To get to this elevation, there will be hundreds of stairs that take you up to a 360 degree view of Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa.

After you step your way to the top of Mt. Pisgah, you can walk a narrow boardwalk and find more wooded trails to explore.

The winding trails through the woods are narrow, slightly hilly and often root-filled. There are a few variations that you can take once you get there.

OPEN HOURS
Open March 1 - October 15; 7 AM to 10 PM; October 16 - February 28 7 AM to 8 PM

Paw Paw Park Trails in Holland

1230 Paw Paw Drive, Holland MI 49423

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Hike through the natural trials of the east end of the park to explore the wetlands restoration project.

As you climb a few hills, you'll see gorgeous flowers, cattails, and even an apple tree. Several bridges cross the river.

There's an 18-hole disc golf course alongside these trails.

Instead of heading east, you can go west and start at the small play structure.

These well-marked natural trails have signs along the way to teach you about the wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for frogs and monarch butterflies!

You might even catch a Rainbow Trout!

Trails on both ends of the park can be muddy and have obstacles like fallen tree limbs in your path.

Half-mile paved walking path.

OPEN HOURS
March 1 - October 15: 7:00AM - 10:00PM; October 16 through February 28: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

Holland State Park Trails in Holland

2215 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland MI 49424

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Hike the sand dunes for some beautiful views!

The Holland Dune Trail is a 1-mile, out-and-back trail that takes visitors to the top of the Mount Pisguah sand dune.

You'll be greeted with awesome views of Lake Michigan, but the trail does not provide direct access to the water.

The trail includes stairs and goes along a wooded trail and connects to Holland's system of trails.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from 8 AM to 10 PM

Saugatuck Dunes State Park Trails in Holland

6575 138th Ave, Holland MI 49423

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Saugatuck Dunes State Park offers four different walking trail loops at varying lengths from 2.5 to 5.2 miles, several of which lead to the sandy Lake Michigan shoreline.

Hikes lead through beautiful pine forests & sandy hills with natural surfaces and they all end at an overlook of the lake.

These trails are also very dog friendly but note they are not allowed on the beach.

Be sure to check out the trail map before your hike as they may not be readily available at the trailhead.

OPEN HOURS
Open daily during daylight hours.

Hudsonville Nature Center Trails in Hudsonville

2700 New Holland St, Hudsonville MI 49426

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Hudsonville Nature Center offers gorgeous, natural trails through the woods.

You may see wildflowers in bloom and all kinds of wildlife.

There are many different well-marked branches off the main trail to mix up your hike.

Take a rest on one of the many benches throughout the trails to stop and enjoy the natural beauty around you.

This is an easy hike for all ages, but is not wheelchair or stroller accessible. Don't forget the bug spray!

Visit on your own or take one of the free guided hiking tours offered spring through fall.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year; 6 AM to 9 PM

Hager Park Trails in Jenison

8212 28th Ave, Georgetown Township MI 49428

Hager Park Hunt walking path

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Dozens of trails snake through the gorgeous wooded area surrounding Hager Park.

You are sure to see a huge variety of wild flowers and wildlife throughout your hike. One of the trails has a bridge that crosses over a sandy creek.

While some of the trails are paved, most are not so they aren't very stroller or wheelchair friendly.

Bikes are allowed on paved trails only.

Hager Park has some paved walking paths, but the main draw are the trails through the mature trees.

The main Hager Park loop is 0.6 miles long.

Bicycles are not allowed on natural trails.

OPEN HOURS
Year Round

Grand River Park Trails in Jenison

9473 28th Ave, Jenison MI 49428

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Three miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking or cross-country skiing.

Some steep hills among wooded, meadow and riverfront trails.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from 7 AM to 8 PM

Grand Ravines Park Trails in Jenison

3991 Fillmore Street, Jenison MI 49428

Grand Ravines Park Covered Bridge

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Off of the paved trails are many smaller, wooded trails that are fun for little explorers.

The trails along the river are flatter, while others offer elevation changes due to the ravines.

The park offers miles of hiking trails, with scenic payoffs along the way.

The walking paths near the Fillmore entrance are wide, paved and mostly flat - perfect for strollers.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year
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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

Linking Kalamazoo to Galesburg, this asphalt-paved rail-to-trail is 20+ miles.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year

Fred Meijer M-6 Trail Trails in Kentwood

1035 68th St SE, Dutton MI 49316

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

Dedicated paved trail with a sidewalk segment in the center of the route.

Mix of flat pavement and small hills. Mostly sunny with occasional breaks of shade.

The trail has access to Creekside Park, Cutler Park and East Kentwood Public Schools complex along M-6.

Access Douglas Walker Park, Millennium Park and John Ball Zoo to the west and Paris Park and Caledonia Lakeside Park to the east along the Thornapple Trail.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year

Kirk Park Trails in Lakeshore Area

9791 Lakeshore Drive, West Olive MI 49460

Dog Kirk Park Fall

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Hike over natural terrain through the woods at Kirk Park.

Keep an eye out for gorgeous wildlife and views!

The hiking along the dune ridges involves over 500 stairs and steep drop-offs, which may prove very challenging for some hikers.

Most of the walking trails are through densely wooded terrain, so take mosquito and tick prevention measures.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year; from 7 AM 10 PM March 1-October 15 and 7 AM to 8 PM October 16-February 28

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ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH

Trail is 20 miles of asphalt and offers lots of rolling hills, which makes it more moderate in difficulty. It is more of a roadside trail than a nature trail.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year

Muskegon State Park Trails in Lakeshore Area

3560 Memorial Drive, North Muskegon MI 49445

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check mark 40x40 navy blue Trail Length: 0.75 miles to 5 miles
check mark 40x40 navy blue Natural Hiking Trail
check mark 40x40 navy blue Trail Difficulty: Moderate
check mark 40x40 navy blue Dog-Friendly
ABOUT THIS WALKING PATH
Muskegon State Park has six trails, ranging from 0.75 miles to 5 miles long.

Check specific trails for the allowed methods of exploring it. Some are hiking only while others also allow cross-country skiing.

Hike along the Muskegon Lake shoreline for some fantastic views.

Climb the dunes, both open and wooded, to see views of both Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan.

Choose the Hearty Hiker Trail for a hilly 1.75 mile hike through all kinds of terrain - including wild blueberries.

Watch for lugers in the winter along the Loop to Loop trail. You can also ice-skate part of this trail in the winter.

No matter which trail you hike, you will have some spectacular sights (including wild flowers and wildlife) and views.

OPEN HOURS
Open all year, from 8 AM to 10 PM