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Albion River Trail

1.6 miles
The pleasant little Albion River Trail runs along the south bank of the Kalamazoo River through the town of Albion. The trail runs between McClure Riverfront Park on the west end and Victory Park on the east end. The paved route links downtown ...
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Battle Creek Linear Park

19.9 miles
The Battle Creek Linear Park Trail covers about 20 miles of interconnected paved path in and around the city of Battle Creek, which is situated at the confluence of the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers. A former railroad line is the spine of ...
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Big Rapids Riverwalk

2.7 miles
The Big Rapids Riverwal is a scenic trail travelling alongside the Muskegon River in Big Rapids. The trail connects downtown Big Rapids with Northend Riverside Park and includes four fishing platforms, the trails biggest draw, resting areas, ...
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Buck Creek Trail (MI)

2.5 miles
Following the north side of the creek, the Buck Creek Trail provides a pleasant route through Grandville's neighborhoods and, with a newer extension, connects the downtown area with a network of trails along the Grand River and up to Grand Rapids ...
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Butterworth Trail

3.5 miles
The Butterworth Trail connects several neighborhoods in Grand Rapids on both sides of the Grand River. The majority of the paved trail loops through a large swath of land formerly home to the Butterworth Landfill and now reclaimed as open space. ...
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East West Trail

2.7 miles
The East West Trail follows an electric utility corridor for more than 2 arrow-straight miles through Kentwood, Michigan. The trail runs along a creek for a short distance and features some short bridges at the crossings. It passes close to ...
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Falling Waters Trail

10.41 miles
The Falling Waters Trail is a 10.5-mile asphalt rail-trail that links the town of Concord with the city of Jackson. The trail follows the old rail bed of the former Michigan Central Railroad, and connects Cascades, Ella Sharp, Lime Lake and ...
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Flint Township Rail-Trail

3 miles
This 3 mile trail will eventually connect to Flint to the East and to Swartz Creek to the West.

Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail

41.4 miles
The Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee (CIS) Rail Trail stretches 41 miles between the mid-Michigan towns of Ionia and Owosso, offering a mix of pastoral and wooded landscapes. It crosses three counties and also passes through St. Johns, Ovid, ...
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Fred Meijer Flat River Trail

6.5 miles
The Fred Meijer Flat River Trail connects 2 mountain bike trails and 5 city parks in Greenville. The trail follows the winding Flat River, offering scenic views and incorporating forest and wetlands. Trail users can access parks, Community Center ...
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Fred Meijer Flat River Valley Rail Trail

21.7 miles
The largely unimproved Fred Meijer Flat River Valley Rail Trail links the cities of Lowell, Belding and Greenville in Kent, Ionia and Montcalm counties, respectively. While plans call for the eventual improvement of the entire trail, most of ...
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Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail

15.5 miles
The Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail is one component of a network of trails in mid-west Michigan that, when complete, will stretch 125 miles from Alma to Owosso. The trails are named after Fred Meijer, the grocery magnate and philanthropist ...
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Fred Meijer Heartland Trail

41.8 miles
The story of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail is one of generosity, dedication and can-do attitudes. Fred and Lena Meijer helped purchase the abandoned corridor in 1994, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy held it for safekeeping and a very active citizens ...
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Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail

9.8 miles
The Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail begins in the rural community of Jamestown southwest of Grand Rapids and travels nearly 10 miles west, primarily along existing roads, to Zeeland Township. Passing by one park and three schools, the trail currently ...
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Fred Meijer M-6 Trail

9 miles
The Fred Meijer M-6 Trail runs for 9 miles paralleling Michigan Highway 6/Paul B. Henry Expressway south of Grand Rapids (a.k.a. the M-6). As such, it's not the most quiet of trails, but it still offers a great alternative to driving. The paved ...
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Fred Meijer Millennium Trail

11 miles
The Fred Meijer Millennium Trail courses through the 1,500-acre Millennium Park in Walker, a community southwest of Grand Rapids. The trail network has both paved and crushed stone trails, allowing for a variety of experiences through rolling ...
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Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail

5.4 miles
The Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail is the last trail of a dozen trails in western Michigan to be named after philanthropist and Rail-Trail Champion Fred Meijer. When complete, the trail will be an important connector between two long-distance ...
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Fred Meijer Standale Trail

4.9 miles
The Fred Meijer Standale Trail—one of several trails in western Michigan named for the grocery magnate and philanthropist who donated generously to their development—connects retail, civic and residential centers in Walker with Millennium Park ...
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Grand River Edges Trail

5.4 miles
The Grand River Edges Trail runs in loops on the east and west banks of the Grand River near downtown Grand Rapids. At the south end, the trail crosses back and forth over the river via pedestrian bridges (including a converted railroad trestle), ...
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Grand River Pathway

3 miles
The Grand River Pathway provides an important connection between Jenison in Ottawa County and the extensive Kent Trails system in Kent County. With bridges over Rush Creek and Buck Creek and an underpass at 28th Street/Wilson Street, the trail ...
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Granger Meadows Park Trail

1.9 miles
The Granger Meadows Park Trail forms a loop around the 76-acre park in DeWitt Township, just north of Lansing. The park was built and donated by Granger III and Associates, a local trash and recycling company, in 2005. The loop trails runs ...
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Interurban Trail (Allegan County)

1.3 miles
Allegan County’s Interurban Trail runs north-south through the City of Wayland. The trail follows a former interurban railroad corridor through the heart of the community between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Trains between the two cities ceased ...
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Interurban Trail (Kent County)

2 miles
The City of Wyoming’s Interurban Trail follows a former interurban railroad corridor through the heart of the community just south of Grand Rapids. Trains between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo ceased running on the line in 1929, but the corridor ...
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Kalamazoo River Valley Trail

15.2 miles
When complete, the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail will run for 35 miles throughout Kalamazoo County. Currently, nearly 17 miles of the trail are complete in two disjointed segments. One segment runs roughly north-south between D Avenue in Cooper ...
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Kent Trails

18.5 miles
Stitched through the fabric of Michigan’s second largest metropolitan area, the Kent Trails system weaves together a resource that is both scenic and valuable. Resulting from the collaborative effort of six governmental entities, the trail provides ...
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Lakelands Trail State Park

26 miles
Stretching 26 miles through central Michigan, the Lakelands Trail State Park rail-trail has two personalities: rural and suburban. Twenty miles of soft limestone surface from Stockbridge to Pinckney offer a pastoral backdrop, and 6 miles of ...
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Lansing River Trail

12.6 miles
The Lansing River Trail courses along scenic riverbanks and through parks for 13 miles. The trail follows the Red Cedar River from Hagadorn Road on the MSU campus border west to its junction with the Grand River, and then follows the Grand River ...
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Main Trail

0.5 miles
The Main Trail runs for just 0.5 mile along an east–west corridor through the Whitehouse Nature Center. The trail links a series of loop trails through the nature center and begins at the visitor center off Farley Road. The 135-acre Whitehouse ...
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Musketawa Trail

25 miles
The 25-mile Musketawa Trail provides a patchwork of scenery from Muskegon to Marne, neatly divided by its four trailheads. From west to east the trailheads are in Muskegon at Broadway and in Ravenna, Conklin and Marne. Grand Rapids is only 4 ...
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Northern Tier Trail

6.6 miles
The Northern Tier Trail winds through East Lansing on the outskirts of Michigan's capital, offering miles of paved pathway through tree-lined areas and wetlands. The 10-foot-wide trail connects several community parks, recreational facilities ...
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Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail

42 miles
When complete, the Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail will be a 42-mile, multi-use recreation trail, extending from Grand Rapids to Vermontville; it eventually may be extended to Jackson. The trail is being constructed on or near a former railroad ...
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Plaster Creek Trail

2.7 miles
The Plaster Creek Trail provides a non-motorized way to access Grand Rapids neighborhoods via a pleasant, tree-lined route. The path meanders along a tributary of the Grand River from Ken-O-Sha Park to just past the Salvation Army Kroc Center ...
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Portland Riverwalk

15 miles
Portland, Michigan, is known as the City of Two Rivers, and the 8-mile Portland Riverwalk could well be called the Trail of Two Rivers. The paved rail-trail serves as a spine for a series of connecting trails, loops and city paths that circle ...
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Ram Trail

1.8 miles
The Ram Trail is a close to 2-mile trail beginning at Holt High School where there is access to tennis courts, soccer fields, softball and baseball diamonds and playgrounds. The trail runs eastward through town of Delhi as well as the Holt downtown ...
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Saginaw County to Bay County Connection

6.2 miles
This 6.2 mile corridor will connect the Zilwaukee Pathway to the Saginaw Riverwalk. This will help close a crucial gap in the larger Great Lakes Bay Regional Trail which has been dreamed about for years. Once fully constructed the Regional Trail ...

Saginaw Valley Rail Trail

10.9 miles
Saginaw Valley Rail-Trail is a perfect summer escape, since the foliage-drenched corridor offers respite from the sun. This 10-mile trail edges Saginaw's southern boundary before it heads south to St. Charles. Equestrians follow a parallel path ...
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Sycamore Trail

2.1 miles
The Sycamore Trail, which opened in October 2014, provides an important connection between two other trails in Delhi Charter Township, on the south end of Lansing. At the trail’s northern end, it connects to the popular Lansing River Trail and, ...
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Valhalla Trail

1.3 miles
The Valhalla Trail runs for just over a mile in Delhi Charter Township, a southern suburb of Lansing. Its northern half is wooded and winds through Valhalla Park, which offers a swimming beach, playground, and picnic area. On the north side ...
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White Pine Trail State Park

93.5 miles
The White Pine Trail is Michigan's second longest rail-trail, following the former Grand Rapids and Indiana rail bed for 93.5 miles through five counties. This massive trail showcases a variety of landscapes, from swamps to forests to open farmland, ...
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