National Trails Day Celebration Activities

Ribbon Cutting
VFW Post 8260 Nashville section of the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail
June 4, 2016, 10 a.m.
You are invited to join the Thornapple Trail Association and the members of the Nashville VFW Post 8260 celebrating the opening of a Nashville section of the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail.The ribbon cutting is at the VFW Post 8260 at 304 S. State Street in Nashville.In recognition of National Trails Day you are also invited to explore the southern section of the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail by bicycle or on foot with members of the Thornapple Trail Association. For more information contact Thornapple Trail Association president Michael Gormley at

Middleville National Park Service Birthday Party
The North Country Trail which runs through Middleville is a registered National Park.
Paul Henry Thornapple Trail
E Main St – Middleville, Michigan 49333
Activities are at the Village of Middleville Pavilion, 101 E Main St., Middleville MI 49333. Middleville is 11.3 miles south of the M-6, Hastings exit 15, on M-37, or 12.4 miles east of Wayland exit 64 on US 131.
Date: June 4th 2016
Times: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Hosting Individual or Organization: Thornapple Trail Association and Chief Noonday Chapter of the North Country Trail
1st Hour
What do I need to take a hike? For an hour, for day and for overnight.
Should I hike with my flip flops?
Do I need to take water?
What will I see?
What should I watch for?
What sneaky animals are hiding? Can I tell who they are by the animal tracks.
Keeping a wild life journal.
2nd Hour
Making lunch on the trail and eating
3rd Hour
Walking on the trail and looking.

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Contact Phone: 616-293-8666