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Kal Haven Trail

Stretching between South Haven and the city of Kalamazoo, the Kal Haven Trail is known for its variety of activities, sightseeing, and terrain that covers over 33 miles of former railroad bed. Learn more about Kal Haven Trail and what makes it such a special spot to visit during your vacation in South Haven by reading on below!

The Kal Haven Trail is a Fantastic Multi Use Trail in South Haven

From 1870 to 1970, the Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad route served the two towns, but was abandoned and repurposed as an incredible trail. Kal Haven Trail links South Haven to Kalamazoo over a series of bridges, historical sites, small towns, and more. The surface of the former railroad bed that comprises the trail is formed of limestone and slag.

On the trail, visitors can enjoy activities all year long, from hiking and biking to horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. Geocaching is another popular activity on Kal Haven Trail. Overall, Kal Haven Trail is known for being an easy, scenic, and intriguing trail to explore.

Along the way, there is an abundance of small towns and historic points of interest for you and your guests to check out. Towns with access to Kal Haven Trail South Haven include Kibbe, Lacota, Grand Junction, Berlamont, Bloomingdale, Gobles, Pine Grove Mills, Kendall, Mentha, Alamo, and Kalamazoo. The trail also extends into Downtown Kalamazoo as an extension of the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail.

The trail is open to the public from daily from 8:00am – 10:00pm. You’ll encounter Kal Haven Trail at Sesquicentennial State Park, South Haven, MI 49090. The nearest trailhead to South Haven is located at the intersection of Wells Street and Bailey Street at 51 Bailey Avenue, South Haven, MI 49090.

You can also find out more information about the trail by calling (269) 637-2788, by emailing dnr-parksandrecreation@michigan.gov, or by simply asking one of our reservation agents at Beachwalk Properties.

Escape to South Haven with Beachwalk Properties Today!

Beautiful places like Kal Haven Trail are just one of the many amazing sights that South Haven has to offer during your stay in one of our seasonal vacation rentals. Contact our reservations team by phone or email for more information when you ask about booking your stay in one of our gorgeous vacation rental properties today!