Ypsilanti Corridor

Distance:11.67 mi

Trail Details

  • 11.67 miles of a combination of paved, road-separated pathway for non-motorized use and on-road/sidewalk segments
  • Bike lane/sidewalk segments located on Grove Road, at East Forest and around EMU, and Cornell Road
  • ADA Accessible
  • Rolling urban and wooded environments that wind by river and lake views and cross through historic Depot Town taking visitors near the attractions of Downtown Ypsilanti. 
  • Destinations along this trail corridor include St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital, EMU convocation center and athletic campus and Ford Lake.
  • Major Cross Roads: Rawsonville Road, Grove Road, East Cross Street, Hewitt Road and East Huron River Drive
  • St. Joseph Hospital trail section is maintained during the winter
  • View Interactive Map Instructions

Suggested Activities

BikingBirdingCommutingFishingInline skatingPets on 6-foot leash allowedRunning/Walking

Amenities

Benches and Picnic TablesBike Repair StationBike StandRiver AccessSeasonal ToiletsTrash/Recycling
Directions and Parking

Recommended parking for this trail segment can be found at the following locations:

Project construction/completion updates

This year, construction will begin to widen the Grove Road bridge sidewalk over I-94 to complete the B2B connection from Wayne County to the City of Ypsilanti

This project will extend the South Grove Road & Frog Island project to include this bridge work.  This work should be scheduled for later this summer or early this fall.

See all B2B Trail construction updates.

Additional Resources

Trail Access and Description

This 11.67 mile segment of the B2B Trail features the sights and sounds of Ypsilanti with gorgeous views of the Huron River and Ford Lake.  

This segment passes through the heart of the city where visitors can explore local college campuses while enjoying vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment options. Visitors can also explore places of historic interest, local parks or visit one of the many museums nearby.

On the east side of this corridor, North Hydro Park Trailhead visitors can explore the area around Ford Lake Dam and recreational amenities, such as picnic areas, canoe/kayak launch, trails, and a fishing dock. Heading toward Depot Town, the trail follows Grove Road overlooking Ford Lake.

Heading west at Frog Island Park, the trail connects to Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College, St. Joseph’s Hospital and rejoins the Huron River at Dixboro Dam.

This trail is owned and maintained by the City of Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township.