Averill Preserve Trails is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sanford, Michigan that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The first 800 feet of trail is paved for people of all abilities to enjoy nature ending with a nature play area for kids to safely interact with nature.
The Averill Preserve is a 72-acre natural area along the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail celebrates Michigan’s natural history. Once the site of the world’s largest timber banking grounds, the Averill Preserve is now owned and managed by The Little Forks Conservancy has more than a mile of trail for hiking and exploring nature. Be sure to stop at the Overlook for a panoramic view of the Tittabawassee River.
Loop (First 800 feet ADA Accessible)
Nature Play Area
Cross Country Skiing
Dogs on Leash