Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail

The dream of one continuous trail connecting Grand Rapids to Muskegon is inching closer to reality. In the summer of 2012, the first 6 miles of the new Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail was completed from Marne to Walker Avenue in Grand Rapids.

This past summer, the trail was extended another 2 miles along Three Mile Road from Walker Avenue to Alpine Avenue.

The Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail begins where the Musketawa Trail ends, at the Marne trailhead, and will eventually continue on to Comstock Park where it will converge with the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail and Grand River Edges Trail.

The trail is paved with asphalt, passing through a scenic landscape of farmland, woodlands and urban neighborhoods, including a tunnel under Fruitridge Avenue.

Kent County Parks is in the process of acquiring right-of-ways to complete the remaining eastern section of trail in the next couple of years.

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