Trails

Miles of trails are open from dawn to dusk at the Whitehouse Nature Center.

rivedge

River's Edge Trail   - 1.3 miles, 30-40 minutes, blue brochure.
Along the shore of the Kalamazoo River, this trail offers views of the river and floodplain habitats.

prariePrairie Trail - 1. 1 miles, 30 minutes, yellow brochure.
The Prairie Trail passes through the Adele D. Whitehouse Wildflower Garden, prairie, and oak-hickory forest.

ecologyBeese Ecology Trail - 2.4 miles, 80 minutes; short loop, 60 minutes, green brochure.
Good views of fence-row and open-field habitat. Brochure emphasizes ecological principles.

McIntyreMcIntyre Marsh Trail - .5 miles/20 minutes, gold brochure.
Boardwalk path over the marsh along the Kalamazoo River.

arborStowell Arboretum Trail - 1 mile, 25 minutes, red brochure.
Educational opportunity for woody plant identification emphasizing Michigan trees and shrubs.

historyHistory Trail - Markers 1-4/30 minutes, markers 5-9/80 minutes, purple brochure.
Sites are identified to tell a story about the Nature Center land - bog fires, old mill, barn foundation, Interurban Railroad, quarry, gravel pit.

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