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Ken-O-Sha Trail (WMMBA)

 3.4 (27)
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2.7 Miles 4.4 Kilometers


76' 23 m


-77' -23 m



Avg Grade (1°)


Max Grade (3°)

699' 213 m


660' 201 m


Shared By Bill Norman



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A convenient, nice trail near the heart of the metro Grand Rapids area.

Bill Norman

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Family Friendly Relatively easy trail, "ride-arounds" for most of the features...(log piles, etc.)

Closed from dusk to dawn.


The singletrack trail branches off of the paved Plaster Creek Trail just a couple hundred yards west of the Ken-O-Sha school. Part of the trail is on the south side, part on the north side of the paved trail.

Currently (2016) there are signs showing where the trailhead is... look for wooden posts with white plastic arrows-a little west of the school. Most of the trail is generally ridden clockwise, however the longer section right next to the creek (with the wooden bridges) is usually counter-clockwise...there are also some two-way sections. Just watch out for other riders and hikers.

This is a great trail for people who live near this area of town, or for someone who wants to try out mountain biking for the first time! It's fun, but not difficult.

Did I mention that it has the only "MTB suspension bridge" in town??? Look for it on an optional side trail!


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Oct 1, 2018
Landon Townsend
Pretty wet and flooded over in a couple areas 6.5mi
Sep 12, 2018
Joshua Arnson
Park sucks 2mi
Sep 9, 2018
Michael Green
Main trail is fun. However on my second trip here I decided to venture off and check out some of the optional side trails which varied in quality. 5mi
Jul 18, 2018
DJ Devlin
Jul 4, 2018
Curt S
Jun 2, 2017
Matt Locklin
great trails. some trees down across trail 2.7mi
May 30, 2017
Joshua Woggon
Apr 26, 2017
Robert Paulson

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  3.4 from 27 votes


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The trail is just north of the school where the park parking lot is. Look for the large wooden sign, follow the little path to the paved trail, turn left (west) once on the paved trail, and the mountain bike trail will soon be off to the left, and shortly after another loop off to the right. Just ride down the paved path and keep lookout for paths going off the main paved trail. Nov 6, 2016
Trail is broken up in small pieces that are left. No signs. Not a fun ride. Jun 13, 2017
The few negative comments here are referring to the long abandoned "Creek Trail", which WAS a paved trail next to the south bank of the creek....half of it is now IN the creek and the other half overgrown. The current MTB trail branches off the newer asphalt trail just a little bit to the west of the school parking area. One loop is on the left, one on the right, trust's there. Jun 16, 2017

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