Genesee Valley 1.JPG

Genesee Valley Trail

Built on an abandoned railway that once served the epicenter of the automotive industry, the new 4.5-mile Genesee Valley Trail runs from Genesee Valley Center on Linden Road to Chevy Commons near downtown Flint. Chevy Commons is a new city park being developed on the site of the original Chevrolet assembly plant which was demolished several years ago.

Completed August 2015, this paved rail trail was built in two phases over five years in collaboration with the City of Flint, the Charter Township of Flint, and the Michigan Department of Transportation. It was thoughtfully designed with HAWK (high-intensity activated crosswalk) signals to provide safe passage across busy city streets. Connected to the Flint River Trail network, it's a great way to add more scenic miles to your ride.

This prime connection between a major shopping mall and downtown Flint passes by several good places to stop for ice cream or enjoy a bite to eat. For a nice work- out, start at Genesee Valley Center and travel north to the village of Genesee and back for a scenic 32-mile round trip ride.

Read Less Text...

Trail Maps

Get a Map Download a Map
As seen in Michigan Trails Magazine.

Genesee Valley Trail PDF Map

Googleâ„¢ Map Link

Newsletter Signup

Michigan Trails News In Your Email. Periodic newsletters with late-breaking stories and trails updates. We won't share your email address with anyone else.

Your Name:
Your Email:
Validation Code:
Enter Code:  (ALL CAPS)

Trail Resource Guide

Bicycle & Fitness Shops
Al's Quick Release Bicycle Al's Quick Release Bicycle
322 W. Flint Street
Davison, MI 48423
(810) 658-9215
Web Link
Assenmacher Bicycle Company Assenmacher Bicycle Company
1272 W. Hill Road
Flint, MI 48507
(810) 232-2994
Web Link
Assenmacher Bicycle Company Assenmacher Bicycle Company
8053 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
(810) 635-7844
Web Link
Trail Groups and Developers
Friends of the Flint River Trail and Flint River Watershed Coalition Friends of the Flint River Trail and Flint River Watershed Coalition
400 N. Saginaw Street, Suite 233
Fliint, MI 48502
(810) 742-0071
Web Link
Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan Department of Natural Resources
525 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909

Web Link
Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
PO Box 27187
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 485-6022
Web Link
Tourist Information
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce
519 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 200
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 600-1404
Web Link
Trail Supporter
Consumers Energy Consumers Energy
One Energy Plaza
Jackson, MI 49201-2276

Web Link
DTE Energy DTE Energy

Web Link
League of Michigan Bicyclists League of Michigan Bicyclists
416 S. Cedar Street, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 334-9100
Web Link
Michigan Brewers Guild Michigan Brewers Guild
225 W. Washtenaw, Suite C
Lansing, MI 48933

Web Link

Page Sponsors

These organizations and businesses help make our website and magazine possible. Please show them your support.

Pure Michigan Billboard Ad MGTA Billboard Ad