Hiking The Discovery Center Trail

The 28th most popular hiking trail in Michigan.

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Near Chelsea, the 20,000 acre Waterloo Recreation Area has 47 miles of hiking trails. The Waterloo - Discover Center Trail is a 14 mile route starting from the Discovery Center.

To reach the trailhead, take US94 to exit 157 (west of Chelsea.) Go north on Pierce road 3 miles to Bush road. Turn left on Bush road and go Ā½ mile. Turn left onto the entrance road.

Overall, Discovery Center Trail is the 28th most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Michigan.

Discovery Center Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Waterloo (734) 475-8307; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Michigan" from Roger Storm

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/

GPS:  42.327, -84.0856

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  21371

Discovery Center Trail Hiking Map


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