Thursdays, 6:00 pm | FREE

Thursdays, January 2, 9,  16, 23, 30; 5:00 – 6:00pm

Come walk with us! Thursday evening walks are:

  • FREE to attend
  • A fun way to explore the great outdoors
  • Geared toward fitness but often include some local history, too
  • Great for walkers of all ages and levels of fitness—and many routes are canine-friendly!

Click here to learn more about our monthly events as walks are held in a different location in or near Troy each week and routes typically cover 1.5 – 3 miles. We walk year-round, rain or shine—if storms are predicted, group will meet and walk indoors at Somerset Collection in Troy.

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January 2, 5pm:Boulan Park
3671 Crooks Road, Troy (west side of Crooks between Wattles and Big Beaver)

Happy New Year! Join us for fresh air and exercise at Boulan Park in Troy. We’ll walk the paved 1.25-mile path that circles the park. Depending on snow accumulation, we may also walk through historic Crooks Road cemetery at the front of the park.  Distance: 1.25 – 2.5 miles.

January 9, 5pm: Milverton Park
2384 E. Maple Road, Troy (south side of Maple between John R. and Dequindre)

One of Troy’s nine neighborhood parks, Milverton is intersected by the Spencer Drain and contains a wooded wetland area as well as significant open space. We’ll walk the paved loop around the park and maybe venture across the river, weather-permitting.  Distance: 1 – 2 miles.

January 16, 5pm: Paint Creek Trail
4480 Orion Road, Rochester (Paint Creek Cider Mill; on Orion between Gallagher and Collins)

This week, we’ll walk part of Michigan’s first non-motorized rail-to-trail linear park, also known as the Paint Creek Trail. Meet in the Paint Creek Cider Mill parking lot and we’ll head north on the trail, turning back at Gunn Road, with an option to continue past the cider mill and turn around at Silverbell for added distance. Distance:1.5 – 2.75 miles.

January 23, 5pm: Clinton River Trail
Leach & Adams Road, Auburn Hills (trailhead parking is off Adams, across from Walmart) 

Another awesome rail-trail! Meet this week in Auburn Hills to pick up the Clinton River Trail from the Leach Road trailhead, accessible from Adams Road south of M-59. We’ll head northeast on the trail, with an option to turn around at the M-59 overpass or at Crooks Road. Distance:1 – 3 miles.

January 30, 5pm: Auburn Hills Public Library
3400 E. Seyburn Drive, Auburn Hills (Seyburn is accessible from both Squirrel and University)

Daylight hours are getting a little longer—let’s celebrate with a walk in the woods! Meet at the Auburn Hills Public Library and we’ll walk the woodchip trails of the nearby Civic Center Park.

Distance:1 – 2 miles.





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