Trail covered in leaves at Green Point

The refuge maintains more than 11 miles of public trails that highlight unique features of the area. These trails are open year round, seven days a week, during daylight hours. Please note that hours and access to the trails may be limited during hunt periods and seasonal flooding. 

The Woodland Trail, at Center and Stroebel Roads, offers 4.5 miles of trails through bottomland hardwood forest. Trail use may be limited due to seasonal flooding and wet conditions; Trail conditions may not be maintained due to limited staff.

The Ferguson Bayou Trail, at the west end of Curtis Road, has over 4.5 miles of trails. This National Recreation Trail National Recreation Trail
A National Recreation Trail is a land-based or water-based trail that provides an outdoor recreation opportunity on federal, state, tribal or local public land. National Recreation Trails were established by the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Public Law 90-543), which authorized creation of a national trails system composed of National Recreation Trails, National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails. Whereas National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may be designated only by an act of Congress, National Recreation Trails may be designated by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to recognize exemplary trails of local and regional significance.

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follows dikes and provides views of croplands, sloughs, forest, fields, wetlands and pools. There are four observation decks--one in the parking lot and three along the trail. Spotting scopes can be found on two observation decks.

The Cass River Unit in Bridgeport near I-75 has about 2 miles of mowed trails that meander through upland forest and along the Cass River. Trail conditions vary due to seasonal flooding and limited staff. 

Green Point Environmental Learning Center in Saginaw offers over 2.5 miles of trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. Although the Center and parking lot has been temporarily closed, the trails are still open to the public. A trail map can be found at the kiosk of the Center parking lot.