Ypsilanti Corridor

Distance:11.67 mi

Trail Details

  • 2023 Detour – Beginning July 5th, the Forest Avenue Bridge over the Huron River (between Huron St and River St) will undergo significant repair this summer. Travelers are advised to detour to Cross St or Michigan Ave.
  • 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


Benches and Picnic TablesBike Repair StationBike StandRiver AccessSeasonal ToiletsTrash/Recycling
  • Halloween in Depot Town

  • Trinity Health Trail

  • Frog Island

  • Overlook at Grove Rd

  • Heritage Bridge Ypsilanti

  • WCC Trail

  • Winter In Ypsilanti

  • North Hydo Park

Directions and Parking

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

Project construction/completion 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.