Ball Perkins Park in Grand Rapids, MI

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

About Ball Perkins Park in Grand Rapids
1675 Perkins Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505
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check mark 40x40 navy blue Open: Open year round during daylight hours
check mark 40x40 navy blue Dogs Allowed? Yes, on leash
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.

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.

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Hiking Trail Details
check mark 40x40 navy blue Trail Difficulty: Easy
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!

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Facilities at Ball Perkins Park
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.

Ball Perkins Park Features & Amentities
Dog Friendly, Free Admission, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking Trail, Shaded, Urban

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