Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan Guide Book

by Kevin Revolinski (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Rapids Michigan  by Kevin Revolinski

96pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 076277245X

Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Rapids, Michigan includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails that trek along the dunes of Michigan, follow charming creeks, and disappear into dense pine forests.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: Choose from five easy short hikes through woods and marsh and over ridges bordering the meandering Sand Creek, which divides this park. Or stay longer and combine portions of all five hikes to make a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Walker, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: A serpentine mountain-bike path takes you through thick young woods and a section of pine where you are likely to encounter a lot of woodpeckers. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Grand Haven, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This urban nature center offers an easy escape to someplace natural and beautiful. Walk through the woods and prairie or along wetlands, all in the space of 143 acres with educational experiences to b ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Walker, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Follow leaf-laden paths through a quiet forest with a place to picnic near a creek. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Greenville, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A crisscrossing network of skiing and hiking trails wanders this hardwood forest, giving you options to extend your hiking time without seeing the same sections of woods. The park itself has facilitie ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Grand Haven, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Take a stroll through one of Grand Rapids’ newest parks and see waterfowl and other birdlife on a smooth and easy path. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Grandville, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: If the climb doesn’t leave you breathless, perhaps the views of Lake Michigan and Snug Harbor from atop these dunes will. This is a challenging but beautiful trek that includes a stretch along Muskego ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Muskegon, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: Trace the shores of a hidden scenic lake tucked in among the rise and fall of forested dunes. This northern half of Muskegon State Park reveals hardwoods and cedars that have reclaimed the towering sa ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
North Muskegon, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: Follow a stretch of the longest national scenic trail in America as it skirts the Flat River, strolls country back roads, and traces the tops of tree-covered ridges. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Lowell, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: With a bit of wetlands, hardwood forest, and open prairie, this Audubon sanctuary makes an easy hike and offers a variety of resident and migratory bird species. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Hastings, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: With its Gillette Visitor Center, the park is already worth visiting, but 3 miles of beach, dune-top overlooks of Lake Michigan, and great wildlife make this a perfect day of hiking as well as learnin ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Norton Shores, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: This nature preserve features a popular trail system offering options for more strenuous hill climbs or simple boardwalk passage along the lake or marshland. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Cannonsburg, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: Explore the amazing dunes of the Lake Michigan shoreline with well maintained steps and boardwalks as well as interpretive signs, beach access, and scenic overlooks. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Grand Haven, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: Take an easy walk through pine forest grown in over the dunes, then climb the loose sands of grassy dunes. Stop along the way for a bit of beach time and views of Lake Michigan. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Saugatuck, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: This is a sometimes challenging trek along wooded dunes and out into the open dunes, with a stop at the beach along Lake Michigan. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Saugatuck, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Three loops combine for a hike through pines whispering in the breeze, over a scenic creek, and into mixed forest and a bit of marshland. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Ada, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: A rugged hike that lingers along the very edges of Swan Creek and Swan Creek Pond, this is an often overlooked trail in the Grand Rapids area offering water views and a rich woodland to explore. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Allegan, MI - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: Well suited for both walking the dog or taking the kids for a frolic, this short jaunt partly through whispering pine plantation is almost meditative as well. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Cannonsburg, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Tucked among ridges and some boggy areas, the trail starts in rich forest and, after an impressive climb of a scenic hill, takes you along a lovely lakeshore. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Middleville, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: Starting and ending with an easy interpretive trail, this hike can work for small children if confined to the initial loop, or challenge stronger legs with some steep climbs at the farthest point if d ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Rapids Michigan"
Middleville, MI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
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