Hiking Resources


Parks & Trails Near GVSU

At A Glance

Aman Park

Aman Park

Wooded trails overseen by City of Grand Rapids Parks. Located 3.2 miles east of the Allendale campus on Lake Michigan Dr.

Park Website
Trail Map

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Arboretum

GVSU Arboretum

Our 7 acre dedicated green space features a small network of trails and 200 different species/ varieties of tree!

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Eastmanville Farm

Eastmanville Farm Park

A historic Ottawa County park located 7.7 miles northwest of the Allendale Campus.

Park Website
Trail Map

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Grand Ravines Park

Grand Ravines Park

Ottawa County park adjacent to the south side of the Allendale campus. Features a 275' suspension bridge.

Park Website
Trail Map

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Grand River Park

Grand River Park

Ottawa County park 3.5 miles southeast of the Allendale campus, just off Fillmore.

Park Website
Trail Map

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Millennium Park

Millennium Park

Great for taking in the fall colors. This Kent County park is one of the nation's largest urban parks. Located 9 miles east the Allendale Campus on Maynard

Park Website
Trail Map

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Ravines Natural Area Trails

Grand Ravines Park (North)

Natural surface paths in the wooded east side of campus.

Trail Map

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Tower Trails

Tower Trails

Natural surface paths in the meadows on the southwest side of campus.

Trail Map

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