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Reeds Lake Trail

Reeds Lake is one of Kent County's largest inland lakes. Providing a picture-perfect backdrop for the city of East Grand Rapids, it has attracted visitors to its shores for nearly a century. The city's well-developed trails and bike lanes have helped make East Grand Rapids one of the most walkable, bike-friendly communities in West Michigan.

The 4.5-mile Reeds Lake Trail circles the lake through a series of paved paths, elevated boardwalks and residential sidewalks. The trail passes by the city's community center and public library and is just a few steps away from downtown dining and shopping in nearby Gaslight Village. From reedy wetlands to wellmanicured parks, this lakeside trail offers a diversity of scenery that will keep you entertained as you walk, run or bike along its course.

The trail also passes through two nicely developed parks. John Collins Park is popular for sunbathing, picnicking and many community events during the summer.
Waterfront Park features a paved parking area, a series of walking paths and nature trails, and several floating boardwalks that guide you through a grassy marsh out into Reeds Lake.

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Bicycle & Fitness Shops
Bill & Paul's Sport Haus Bill & Paul's Sport Haus
1200 East Paris Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 458-16841
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TerraTrike TerraTrike
4460 40th Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
1-800-945-9910
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Village Bike Shop - Cascade Village Bike Shop - Cascade
2844 Thornapple River Drive
Cascade, MI 49546
(616) 285-1670
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West Michigan Bike & Fitness West Michigan Bike & Fitness
2839 East Paris Avenue
Kentwood, MI 49512
(616) 942-1880
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West Michigan Bike & Fitness West Michigan Bike & Fitness
4300 Chicago Drive
Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 531-9911
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Trail Groups and Developers
Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan Department of Natural Resources
525 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909

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Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
PO Box 27187
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 485-6022
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Prein & Newhof Prein & Newhof
3355 Evergreen Drive NE
Grand Rapids, MI 48525
(616) 364-8491
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West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance
2939 Wilson SW #403
Grandville, MI 49468
(616) 498-0339
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West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition
PO Box 325
Comstock Park, MI 49321
(616) 485-7805
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Tourist Information
City of East Grand Rapids City of East Grand Rapids
750 Lakeside Drive SE
East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 949-1750
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Experience Grand Rapids Experience Grand Rapids
171 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1-800-678-9859
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Kent County Parks Department Kent County Parks Department
1700 Butterworth Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534-7065
(616) 632-7275
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Trail Supporter
Cycle Safe Cycle Safe
5211 Cascade Road SE, Suite 210
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 954-9977
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Fox Subaru Fox Subaru
6045 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 226-5928
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Kent District Library Kent District Library
814 West River Center NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321
(616) 784-2007
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League of Michigan Bicyclists League of Michigan Bicyclists
416 S. Cedar Street, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 334-9100
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Mercy Health Physician Partners Mercy Health Physician Partners
245 State Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Michigan Brewers Guild Michigan Brewers Guild
225 W. Washtenaw, Suite C
Lansing, MI 48933

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Rapid Wheelman Rapid Wheelman
PO Box 1008
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 827-3342
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Sinas Dramis Law Firm Sinas Dramis Law Firm
3380 Pine Tree Road
Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 394-7500
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