Overview: Out-and-back, family-friendly trail, between library in Marine City and East China Twp Park

Time: 35 minutes

Distance: 7 miles out-and-back

Level: Easy

Trail Surface: Asphalt/Concrete

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For seasonal amenities in East China Twp Park please visit the East China Twp Park Website

The majority of the bike ride consists of OFF-ROAD TRAILS with 2-blocks of SIDEPATH through a residential neighborhood


  • Family-friendly rail-trail through woodland area
  • Ample parking and amenities in East China Township Park
  • Opportunity to take the Marine City Bike Loop to downtown Marine City and enjoy riverfront parks, beaches, dining and shopping
  • Ice Cream just a few blocks off trail in Marine City – take Metropolis Street east, then turn south/right on N 3rd Street, Dairy Queen will be on your left
  • Visit the Marine City Trail Town Page to learn more

Parking and Trail Access

North End: East China Twp Park – 701 Recor Road, East China, MI 48054
Access the parking lot from Recor Road, west of M-29. Access the trail by following the pathway that winds to the west end of the park and then continue south over the wooded bridge toward Marine City. Amenities include drinking fountain, bike repair station and restrooms.

South End: Marine City Library – 300 S Parker St, Marine City MI 48039
Please park along the dead-end section of Lewis R Millar Street. Access to the trail is behind the libary. Amenities include drinking fountain, bike repair station and access to restrooms in the Library Building.

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