Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail

Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail

Address: Waterloo State Recreation Area Grass Lake, MI 49240
Countie(s) trail is located in: Jackson
Trail Type(s): Camping <> Cross Country Skiing <> Handicap Accessible <> Hiking <> Mountain Biking <> Fishing
Trail Measurement: Trail: 22 Miles & Area: 20,500 acres
If you are at the trail and this trail needs the latitude and longitude please click the link below and add it to the Add/Edit Trail Form to give us the information.

Click to view your current location on a map.

Trail Map

The Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail is a hidden gem located in Jackson County, Michigan. This 22-mile trail offers stunning views of natural landscapes, including meadows, forests, and wetlands. It is perfect for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in nature.

The trail is well-maintained and suitable for all skill levels, including beginners. It is ideal for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. Along the way, you will find several picnic areas, restrooms, and parking lots.

One of the highlights of the trail is the Waterloo-Pinckney Trailhead, which features a large parking area, restrooms, and a map of the trail. From here, you can choose to hike or bike in either direction.

The trail also passes through the Waterloo Recreation Area, where you can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and camping. You can also explore the Discovery Center, which offers educational programs and exhibits on the natural history of the area.

The Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail is an excellent way to spend a day or a weekend. You can bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the natural beauty of Jackson County. The trail is open year-round, so you can experience it in any season. In the fall, the colors of the leaves are breathtaking, and in the winter, the trail is perfect for snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.

Overall, the Waterloo-Discovery Center Trail is a must-see for anyone who loves the outdoors. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you will enjoy the stunning views and peaceful atmosphere of this hidden gem in Jackson County.

If you have information about this trail please fill out the Add/Edit Trail form.

References and More Info

  • DNR
  • DNR
  • Compass Latitude: 42°18’57.7″N
  • Compass Longitude: 84°11’46.5″W
  • Numeric Latitude: 42.316024
  • Numeric Longitude: ‘-84.196256
  • Elevation in Feet:
  • Elevation in Meters:
  • Trail Measurement: Trail: 22 Miles & Area: 20,500 acres


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *