Hiking Trails

Why you must add this hiking trail in Grand Haven to your list


When the weather is nice, one of my favorite things to do is go out and take a hike. If you are someone who doesn’t go out on a hike often because you feel like you never get a rest, I suggest buying yourself a hammock in the trees.

I’ve had one for a few years and it’s by far one of my favorite purchases. I bought mine from REI but since the hammock and straps come separately it was a bit pricey. You can find decently priced sets on Amazon or Target.

So when you need a break from hiking, you can set up your hammock in a shady spot and rest in the trees.

If you are looking for a new place to adventure, how about this hiking trail in Grand Haven?

Monte Rosa Natural Area

The trail itself is not very long, it is only 0.7 miles, but it does have 1000 feet of stairs. So if stairs aren’t really your thing, you might want to think twice about this hike.

However, if you’re up for it the views are phenomenal. Rosy Mound Natural Area is right next to Lake Michigan and there are several stairs and decks with scenic views.

You don’t have to worry about scorching in the sun as the trails are shaded by a canopy of trees. There is a list of rules when visiting the park. See below.

Hours vary depending on the time of year you are visiting. From March to October 15, they are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from October 16 to February 28, the hours are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Rosy Mound Natural Area is located at 13925 Lakeshore Drive in Grand Haven.

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