There's a sandy beach are & a nice launch with a small dock on the East side of the tennis courts; follow the tree-line South along the ball fields to the trail head.
This trail is flat & hugs the river closely which means a few areas can be mucky after rains, but trail improvements are underway & will include boardwalks in addition to the bridges that are already in place.
This trail is called the Boardman Valley Trail & it connects to the Fox Den Trail; both are part of the Grand Traverse Natural Education Reserve trail system. Just downriver are the culverts that go under S Airport Rd & lead to Boardman Lake.
Parking & access is at the Y.M.C.A. on S Airport Rd at Logan's Landing. (go South at the light on raquet Club Drive & follow it all the way to the back, staying left until you reach the Y) Restrooms are available inside the Y.M.C.A.
Trail Map (pdf)
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