North Woods Trail


Rating: 5 out of 5.

Length:  0.4 mi. (about 20 min. start to end)

Surface: mostly sand, with lots of roots

Terrain: Very steep (142 ft. of gain /
average grade of 9%, and 39% max.)

Markers: none

Dogs allowed? leashed

Trailhead: top of Mount Baldhead or
Oval Beach back lot

Maps: printable / Hiking Project

Description: One of three trails from Mount Baldhead to Oval Beach, this one starts at a signpost on the right as you look down from the top. The path follows a ridge through the woods and offers some beautiful overlooks. There are some steep sections.

Park at Mount Baldhead and walk up the steps or park in the Oval Beach ($) back lot.

Trail Management: City of Saugatuck