Battle Creek, Michigan: Park of Transplanted Bridges

Six old bridges for vehicles have been moved into a small park specifically built for the old bridges, where they're now used by pedestrians.

Historic Bridge Park

County Park Access Rd, Battle Creek, MI
Historic Bridge Park. I-94 exit 104 (11 Mile Rd). Turn west onto Hwy 96/Michigan Ave. Drive until you reach the stoplight at Wattles Rd. Turn left (south). Follow Wattles Road, cross the train tracks, and turn left at the Historic Bridge Park sign.
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Metal framework of a bridge.

Park of Transplanted Bridges

Pleasant walk to stretch your legs. The park is nicely laid out to get from one bridge to the next.

[Theroadtraveler, 09/16/2019]

A bridge.

Park of Transplanted Bridges

Crossed these bridges off our list! Sign reads: "Bauer Road, Clinton County, Built in 1886."

[Lauren, 08/17/2017]

20 Mile Road Bridge.

Park of Transplanted Bridges

A beautiful park with several bridges you can walk across. There's a kid's playground and restrooms. Careful, there's poison ivy along the paths.

[Mary Baker, 07/05/2017]

Park of Transplanted Bridges.

Park of Transplanted Bridges

This is a fun historical county park only 4-5 minutes from I-94! It is along the Kalamazoo River and features six historic bridges (five metal, one stone/railroad) that have been added as features to the walking/nature path (They are for pedestrians now, not cars). In August I stopped, enjoyed a picnic by the river, and walked over five of the bridges (and under the sixth). [Kyla, 12/31/2016]

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