Zippie's Ski Trail

Waterloo-Dry Marsh

Address: Waterloo State Recreation Area Grass Lake, MI 49240
Countie(s) trail is located in: Jackson
Trail Type(s): Camping <> Cross Country Skiing <> Fishing <> Hiking <> Swimming <> Canoe/Kayak
Trail Measurement: Trail: 1.5 Miles & Area: 20,500 acres
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Trail Distance:

Trail Length in Miles: 0.5 (Miles)

Trail Description:

Are you looking for a peaceful hiking trail that showcases the natural beauty of Michigan? Look no further than the Waterloo Dry Marsh Trail. Located in Jackson County, this short but stunning trail is a must-visit for nature lovers.

The trailhead is located at the Waterloo Recreation Area’s Discovery Center. From there, the trail takes you on a 1.5-mile loop through a unique ecosystem that includes a dry marsh. This area was once covered in water, but the wetlands have since dried up and created a unique habitat for a variety of plants and animals.

As you walk the trail, keep an eye out for some of the many species that call this area home. You may spot white-tailed deer, woodpeckers, and a variety of songbirds. The dry marsh itself is home to several species of wildflowers that bloom in the spring and summer, including the stunning purple lupine.

The Waterloo Dry Marsh Trail is an easy hike that is perfect for families with young children or anyone looking for a peaceful stroll in nature. The trail is well-maintained and has a few benches along the way where you can rest and take in the scenery.

Overall, the Waterloo Dry Marsh Trail is a hidden gem in Michigan’s Waterloo Recreation Area. If you’re looking for a peaceful hike through a unique ecosystem, this trail is not to be missed.

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References and More Info

  • 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:
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  • Trail Measurement: Trail: 1.5 Miles & Area: 20,500 acres


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