If you’re looking for the best way to explore the Western Michigan area there are few better ways to do it than by taking a trip on the legendary Kal-Haven Trail! Whether by foot, skis, or bike, the Kal-Haven Trail State Park is the perfect way to experience the breathtaking wilderness of Western Michigan first hand and is something you have to experience the next time you stay in the South Haven area.
About the Kal-Haven Trail
The Kal-Haven State Park trail is an approximately 34-mile trail located right on the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, and fully connects South Haven with Kalamazoo. The trail is a total of 34 miles long and mainly consisted of a crushed limestone path, meaning that it is very accessible to those of all skill levels. This trail is perfect for those looking to partake in cross-country skiing during the winter months, while hiking and biking are extremely popular in the warmer months. There is even an 11 mile parallel section of the track where horses are allowed!
Explore the Beautiful Wilderness of Western Michigan
One of the true highlights of the trail that has both visitors and locals staying here time and time again is the number of incredible views to soak in throughout your trip on the trail. The Kal-Haven trail winds through densely wooded areas, past farmlands, across bridges, over rivers and streams, and so much more! There are several areas allow you to take a break along the trail, catch your breath, and soak in the glorious sunshine and absorb all the breathtaking wilderness around you.
Plenty of Places to Stop Along the Way!
One of the best parts of taking a full trip along the Kal-Haven Trail is the number of different towns and cities you’ll pass by and through along your journey, and that provides many great opportunities to explore and find something new! The trail may run from South Haven to Kalamazoo, but some of the popular stops along the way include the towns of Bloomingdale, Grand Junction, and many more! Each of these towns is filled with local shops and restaurants just begging to be discovered, and finding them is part of the fun!
So what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for the best possible way to get out and explore all of the things that make Western Michigan great there’s no better place to do so than by taking a trip on the Kal-Haven Trail! Contact us today to book your next vacation rental!