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Map of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail

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Fred Meijer White Pine Trail

Fred Meijer White Pine Trail Michigan map area

Fred Meijer White Pine Trail

LENGTH:

93 miles

SURFACE:

paved / unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Cadillac, Tustin, Le Roy, Reed City, Big Rapids, Starwood, Morley, Howard City, Pierson, Sand Lake, Cedar Springs, Rockford, Grand Rapids

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Michigan countryside, bridges over Muskegon River &  Grand River, farmland, woodlands, wetlands, rural communities, local parks & schools

NEARBY TRAILS:

Pere Marquette Trail

Big Rapids Rivewalk

RELATED LINKS:

Grand Rapids

Big Rapids

Regional Trails

The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail is a 93-mile long paved and unpaved pathway that extends from Cadillac to Grand Rapids in Central Michigan. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and the route takes trail users through same beautiful areas of Central Michigan and past multiple local communities. Fred Meijer White Pine State Park is the linear park that forms the corridor for the trail. The trail goes through thick forests, across wide open farmland and crosses several creeks and rivers with picturesque bridges.

Conditions

The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail is open for bicycles and hiking. The trail surface is natural ballast and hard packed gravel, with 13 miles of asphalt pavement from Reed City to Big Rapids and 7 miles of asphalt pavement from just north of Rockford to Belmont. The trail has few major road crossings.

Communities

The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail goes through the following Michigan communities: Cadillac, Tustin, Le Roy, Reed City, Big Rapids, Starwood, Morley, Howard City, Pierson, Sand Lake, Cedar Springs, Rockford and Grand Rapids.

Points of Interest

The Fred Meijer White Pine Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Lake Cadillac Stanwood Elementary School
Tustin Elementary School Morley Stanwood High / Middle School
Melting Park Morley Pond
Leroy Elementary School MacNaughton School
Pere Marquette Trail Wood Lake
Reed City Offices Sand Lake Elementary School
Trinity Lutheran School Cedar Springs Historic Museum
Reed City High School Beach Elementary School
Reed City Middle School Red Hawk Elementary School
Bridge over Muskegon Rapids Trestle Park
Big Rapids Riverwalk North Rockford Middle School
Northend Riverside Park Rogue River Park
Swede Hill Park Belmont Elementary School
Industrial Park Fifth Third Ballpark
Big Rapids Middle School Comstock Riverside Park
Nearby Trails

Pere Marquette Trail: In Reed City, there is a junction with the Pere Marquette Trail. The Pere Marquette Trail is a 30-mile long paved pathway that extends from Clare to Midland.

Big Rapids Riverwalk: the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail connects to the Big Rapids Riverwalk that follows alongside the Muskegon River and travels through a number of local parks.

End Points

The north end of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail is located at S. Lake Street and Holly Road in the community of Cadillac. This location is on the east end of Lake Cadillac.

The south end of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail is located at Comstock Riverside Park on Monroe Avenue on the north side of Grand Rapids.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail in Michigan.

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