Indian Trails Golf Course offering winter recreation activities

Published on January 17, 2019

Indian Trails Golf Course set for winter recreation

Activities include fat tire biking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The City of Grand Rapids is offering daily winter recreation at Indian Trails Golf Course starting Saturday, Jan. 19. Fat tire biking is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the clubhouse is open 8 a.m. to noon for warming and food and beverage purchases. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing are  available weather permitting.

After Saturday, the golf course, 2776 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily for visitors to use the trail system. The clubhouse is open and staffed 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 

There are no fees to use the trails. Daily snowshoe rental is available for $3 when the clubhouse is open. Visitors need to bring their own bikes and cross country skis. 

The winter recreation trail system at the golf course features a 3.7-mile fat tire bike loop and a 2-mile cross country ski and snowshoe loop. It’s a great way for the community to enjoy the golf course in the offseason, said David Marquardt, the City’s parks and recreation director. 

“Indian Trails Golf Course is a beautiful piece of City-owned land that we want community members to enjoy and take advantage of year-round,” Marquardt said. “These winter activities help to advance program offerings that ensure and support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of all Grand Rapidians.”

For more information about the Indian Trails Golf Course and for weather-related updates, CLICK HERE or call the Parks and Recreation cancellation hotline at 616.456.3699.

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