Cascade Peace Park Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ada, Michigan that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Cascade Peace Park is approximately 198 acres in size. This property consists of floodplain and meadow areas with extensive old growth forest. It is rare to find such a large block of mature hardwoods in the Grand Rapids metro area. Warblers, hawks, and owls benefit from the extensive closed-canopy forest. In spring, look and listen for migratory warblers and Scarlet Tanagers. In addition to the upland forest, this property has an open meadow and a small stream with associated wetlands and lowland forest.
Very short run, but some nice hills. Very, very well marked with a lot of "you are here" signs. I ran in light snow and had no trouble finding or staying on the trail. Probably the best marked trail I've ever been on. Great for a shorter hill workout. The trail is one main loop with a lot of side trails that you can add on for extra distances (about .5 mi each side trail). There was a work crew doing some work during my run who obviously were contributing to an extremely well maintained trail. If you're nervous about exploring a new trail in a short amount of time, then this is your run.
Beautiful park. great for hiking and trail running.
Nice trail hiking with our dogs. Like the different trail options. Quiet and peaceful.
Gorgeous colors on the trail this time of year. It was a really easy chill hike.
Quiet and beautiful. Multiple trails to customize the length of your walk.
A moderate hike with some good up hill stretches. Only saw one other person on this date but trails look in good shape. Lots of mushrooms if looking for things off trail. Trails were not marked as well as I would like but figured it out fron map I got at trailhead.
Cascade Peace Park, a perfect name, this place is peaceful. It's a beautiful wooded hiking trail. There are benches every so often and thank goodness lots of 'You are here' signs. We saw a deer and squirrels. There were some trees down across the path but otherwise the trails seem well maintained.
Great little trail. My dog loves it, for a quick hike.