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Luton Park

West Coast/Lake Michigan, Michigan

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  • The staging area with a changing tent and a Portalet.- Luton Park
  • A creek crossing in Luton Park.- Luton Park
  • Well-marked trail crossings.- Luton Park
  • A sandy section near the blue-yellow junction.- Luton Park
  • Meadow along the blue trail.- Luton Park
  • Wildflowers in summer.- Luton Park
  • Singletrack through the woods.- Luton Park
  • The well-made, wide bridges in Luton Park.- Luton Park
  • A meadow at the exit in summer splendor.- Luton Park
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Well maintained. Easy trails. Many length options.
Cons: 
Sandy in summer. Crowded on weekends.
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Region:
West Coast/Lake Michigan, MI
Congestion: 
Moderate
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Net Elevation Gain: 
416.00 ft (126.80 m)
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Suitable for:
Hiking, Biking
Trail difficulty: 
Blue
Total Distance: 
8.30 mi (13.36 km)
Trail type: 
Loop
Trailhead Elevation: 
831.00 ft (253.29 m)
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Adventure Description

Adventure Description

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Luton Park is a haven for mountain biking and trail running. Great for beginners and young riders, the trails are the least technical and least demanding in the Grand Rapids area, having the lowest elevation gain of any trail in the area.

The trail system is well marked and easy to follow. It consists of a central loop (blue) with additional loops connecting to the main path (yellow, orange, red, black). The blue trail is wide and has few obstacles, which is perfect for newer riders. The yellow trail represents the most technical loop and includes several sections of rock gardens and steeper downhills. The orange, red, and black trails offer riders increasing levels of difficulty.

The trails in Luton Park are generally hardpack with a sand covering, which means they will dry out quickly in the spring or after a summer rain.

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