Genesee Valley Trail

Michigan

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Genesee Valley Trail Facts

States: Michigan
Counties: Genesee
Length: 1.7 miles
Trail end points: Linden Road and Corunna Road
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 8485780
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Genesee Valley Trail Description

The Genesee Valley Trail provides a pleasant, nearly 2-mile route on the western outskirts of Flint. The paved trail runs mostly at a diagonal from just north of Genesee Valley Center to Corunna Road.

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Genesee Valley Trail Reviews

Rode this trail on inline skates with ease! This is a nice trail that manages to escape the commercial sections of Flint.

I parked at Kettering University which has video surveillance and rode all the way to where the trail currently ends at the Genesee Valley Mall. From Kettering, the trail passes through some residential areas before briefly traveling along the busy Corunna Road stretch. But then the trail makes a turn into a quiet wooded area where it would not seem like a mall is nearby! I saw quite a few people were biking and running the trail including several Crim Fitness groups.

The busy crossings at Court St. and Corunna Rd. both have push-to-cross buttons to stop cars for trail users. The other relatively busy crossings at Ballenger Hwy. and Lennon Rd. have "buffer curbs" so trail users can cross half of the road and safely stand in the middle before crossing the second half.

This trail connects to the Flint River Trail and the ongoing huge MI Iron Belle trail. If you head North East on the Flint River trail, you can get to downtown flint including the University of Michigan and then continue all the way into the Genesee Recreational Area.

This is a nice short walking/biking trail. It is paved with benches along the way. The trail is also pretty friendly, there is even a waste bag dispenser as well as trash cans. There are road crossings along the way so the trail can be broke up into smaller walks. The trail is open from Dawn to dusk.

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