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Luton Park

 
 3 votes

8.5 Miles 13.7 Kilometers

 

90% 

Runnable

100%

Singletrack

1,298' 396 m

Ascent

-1,300' -396 m

Descent

926' 282 m

High

800' 244 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

Unknown

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A great trail for beginners and advanced runners alike

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Overview

Trails closed when muddy. Open from dawn until dusk. No night running allowed. No hunting allowed.
Trail starts on the Green loop now that a paved parking lot has gone in on 10 Mile Rd. The Blue loop is the "hub" and the widest and flattest, great for beginners. When you are ready to add distance and challenge venture off on a "spoke" trail. Orange and/or Green Loops are next in difficulty followed by Black and Red. Intermediate runners can handle the distance of all the loops.
Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know

The City of Rockford is 2 miles away and has great food at Marinades Pizza, Grill 111, Corner Bar and craft beer at Rockford Brewing Co.

Runner Notes

Portajohn and changing rooms on site but no water. Bring your own. Hurt the Dirt trail race here the last Saturday in April. 550 runners. Quarter, half and full marathon.

Description

Luton Park is a multi-use trail system. There are a total of 8.5 miles of trail utilizing a stacked loop system with flatter beginner trails (the Blue and Green Loops) and tighter, hillier advanced trails (the Yellow, Orange, Red and Black Loops).

To cover all the loops and trails, make all right turns at intersections except when exiting the Black Loop. Small optional routes may have you making left turns in a few places. The area incorporates pines, meadows, hardwoods, marshes and three bridge crossings over Rum Creek.

Please avoid this trail after heavy rain due to the high clay content and low marsh areas near Rum Creek. Luton Park is closed to night running since all Kent County Parks are only open from dawn to dusk. The good news is that this area is closed to hunting but open to running, bikes and hiking all year long.

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Feb 4, 2017
Ashley Dennis
Snowshoe green-blue-yellow-blue-green route. 3.8mi
Jan 1, 2017
Ashley Dennis
Green-Blue-Red trails 3.1mi

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Have run and MTB'd this trail many times and absolutely love it! Can be technical at times but a lot of fun switchbacks. Fast and fun! Mar 13, 2015

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