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

Address:
County Park Access Rd, Battle Creek, MI
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Daily 8-8 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Bridges.

Park of Transplanted Bridges

Nice place to stop to stretch your legs, well laid out with paths between the bridges. It's a little far from the expressway, but worth it if you have some time.

[Theroadtraveler, 07/29/2021]

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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