Paul Henry — Thornapple Trail


The Paul Henry — Thornapple Trail, when complete, will be a 42 mile multi-use recreation trail, from Grand Rapids to Vermontville, Michigan. The trail is being constructed on or near a former railroad corridor. Some sections of the trail are completed, some are in development and some are in the proposal or conceptual stage.

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Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail Connecting Communities – Fall 2017 Update

Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail Connecting Communities October 2017 Recently, Kent County Parks and Recreation completed their portion of the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail to the Barry County line at 108th Street Caledonia. This finished segment opens the Thornapple Trail from 108th Street to 44th Street at Kentwood. Communities along the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail are at various connecting […]

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Thank-you Barry-Roubaix Riders

THANK-YOU BARRY-ROUBAIX RIDERS! The Thornapple Trail Association reserved parking at the Barry-Roubaix on March 25, 2017 was a big success!  We parked at total of 125 vehicles between 7:30  and 10:45 AM in spite of the cold rain.  Total earnings were $1775. This was matched by Hastings Ace Hardware!  This will be used toward our annual […]

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Thornapple Trail Extension Ribbon Cutting Celebration & Heritage Day 5k/10k Run

The ribbon cutting for the newest section of the Paul Henry -Thornapple Trail extension from Downtown Middleville to Crane Road will be August 20, 2016 at 10 am. The ceremony will take place at the new trail head on Railroad Street across from the Thornapple Emergency Services Building (128 High Street). On June 4, 2016, there […]

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Paul Henry — Thornapple Trail Map

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