The Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail is a paved trail for jogging, walking, and biking that goes through
, Vriesland and Jamestown. Starting at 76th Avenue, the wide path goes east along the south side of Byron Road in Zeeland Township to 48th Avenue. It then goes north along the edge of 48th Avenue, with wide paved shoulders on both sides of the road. At Riley Street, the trail goes east to Jamestown. The trail then works its way north and east to Spring Grove Park before ending at Kenowa Avenue. Portions of the trail in Jamestown and along Quincy Street are under construction.
The trail offers a relaxing trip along country roads and past rolling farmland. It's a very colorful route during the fall.
A great place to park and access the trail is Spring Grove County Park, which is on the south side of Greenly Street. The park has a playground and picnic areas.
Other Nearby Trails and Bike Routes
Near Hudsonville, there is a paved trail along Quincy Street, which goes to 32nd Avenue and then north to Hudsonville. In Hudsonville, there is a paved path along the south side of Highland Drive. The path is not far from McDonald's, Burger King, and businesses along 32nd Avenue.
Zeeland has a paved trail system that includes paths along several city streets. The paths are popular for jogging, walking, and biking. The Northside Pathway is a combination of
boardwalks and paved paths that meander between State Street and Fairview Road on the north side of Zeeland.
Grandville is northeast of the Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail. The community has several bike routes along city streets, and its
is popular for
walking, jogging, and biking.
Along Byron Road, cyclists use the paved shoulder to ride west from Byron Center to the Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail. The paved shoulder is two feet wide or less for most of the way. Between 40th Avenue and 48th Avenue, the shoulder is very narrow, so you'll need to ride along the outer edge of the road. Use caution and stay alert when riding next to the road.
Before you go, it's a good idea to check the
State of Michigan's construction database
to make sure there will not be any construction on the road that can interfere with your ride.