Thursdays, 5:00 pm | FREE

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26; 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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Troy Union Corners
Venus shopping plaza, northeast corner of Square Lake & Rochester Road in Troy

This week’s route features one hill, four lakes and one of Troy’s oldest cemeteries, Union Corners. Meet at the Venus Plaza on the northeast corner of Square Lake & Rochester (that’s the one with Explore Yoga Studio, Shine Cafe, Credit Union ONE, etc.). We’ll head east along Square Lake and visit the cemetery, then do a loop through the Emerald Lakes subdivision.Distance: 2.3 miles

Clinton River Trail & Bloomer Park
Clinton River Trail, 2nd Street Trailhead, Rochester (near where 2nd St becomes Letica Dr., just west of Elizabeth Street) Extra parking: Rochester Avon Recreation Authority, 500 E 2nd Street

From the 2nd St trailhead just outside downtown Rochester, we’ll head northwest on the Clinton River Trail, pick up the old canal trail for a bit and then continue on the beautiful riverside hiking trails of Bloomer Park.  Distance: 1 – 3 miles.

Bloomfield Twp. Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Twp. (park in the first library lot)

Take a stroll through lovely, hilly Bloomfield Township. This week’s route takes us through a residential area with lots of mature trees, and gives us a peek at Gilbert Lake.  Distance: 1.5 – 3 miles

Boulan Park & Crooks Road Cemetery
3671 Crooks Rd, Troy (Boulan Park)

Paved, well-lit trail circling Boulan Park athletic fields will also take us past historic Crooks Road Cemetery, established in the 1820s. Meet in the first parking lot on your right when you enter the park. Distance: 1.25 – 2.5 miles


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