Walking Group: May 2023  
FREE | Thursdays at 6:00 pm |All ages and levels of fitness are welcome!

Join us on Thursdays at 6:00 pm to explore your community with a new route each week. Sign up to receive email notification of cancellation due to inclement weather.

May 4, 6pm: Ambassador Park & Red Oaks/Friendship Woods, Madison Heights
Park at Ambassador Park (600 E. 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights)
Two parks in one walk! We’ll meet at Ambassador Park near the tennis courts, then head east on Thirteen Mile to visit Red Oaks Nature Park, also known as Friendship Woods. We’ll explore the paved, wooded trails, then head back to walk a lap or two around Ambassador Park. Distance: 2.5 – 3 miles.

May 11, 6pm: Birmingham Museum, Birmingham
Parking available at Chester Street Parking Structure, 180 Chester St., Birmingham
Meet in front of the Birmingham Museum and we’ll walk along Quarton Lake and through at least two or three local parks (Lower Baldwin, Booth, and optional Linden) and visit historic Greenwood Cemetery. Distance: 1, 2.25, or 4 miles.

May 18, 6pm: Beaudette Park, Pontiac
786 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac (between Voorheis and Old Telegraph Road)
From the parking lot on the east edge of the baseball diamond, follow the Clinton River Trail to Telegraph Road. Turn around at the pedestrian bridge for a total of about 1 mile or continue across to walk residential streets along Sylvan Lake. Call it a night back at Beaudette for a total of about 2.5 miles or continue east on the CRT, turning around at Lake St. for a total of about 4 miles or at Bagley St. for a total of about 5 miles. Distance: 1, 2.5, 4, or 5 miles.

May 25, 6pm: Jeanne M Stine Community Park, Troy
241 Town Center Drive (south side of Town Center Dr between Livernois and Civic Center Dr)
We’ll meet at Troy’s newest community park, named for Troy’s first woman mayor! After walking the trails at Stine Park, we’ll take the paved paths through City campus, with options to extend the walk by hitting the wooded trails of nearby Huber Park. Distance: 1.5 – 3.5 miles.


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