Beach to Bayou Trail


Rating: 1 out of 5.

Length: 1.6 mi. (about 50 min. start to end)

Surface: Paved, no obstacles

Terrain: Flat (62 ft. of gain /
average grade 1%, max grade 3%.)

Markers: yes

Dogs allowed? leashed

Trailhead: Douglas Beach or Wade’s Bayou

Maps: (no printable map) / Hiking Project

Description: This combination of dedicated walking lanes, sidewalks, and paved trails essentially follows Center Street from the City of Douglas’ public beach on Lake Michigan to Wade’s Bayou on the Kalamazoo River, at the eastern edge of downtown Douglas. If you get thirsty halfway through, you can stop at the Root Beer Barrel.

Trail Management: City of Douglas