Friends Of The Border To Border Trail

Dedicated to completing, enhancing, and encouraging the use of the Border To Border Trail in Washtenaw County, Michigan
 
The Border To Border trail, of which major segments have been completed, will span across Washtenaw County, roughly following the Huron River. The pathway will connect communities, parks, and educational facilities, and be approximately 35 miles in length. In addition, other facilities, such as bike lanes, will connect into the Border To Border trail, helping create a larger non-motorized network in the County. 

And while the Border To Border trail was originally thought of as a recreational pathway, in times of rising energy costs, the facility is being used more and more for non-motorized transportation. Segments already completed allow users to go from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor completely off street, and in doing so passing immediately next to Eastern Michigan University, the University of Michigan hospital, Washtenaw Community College and St. Joseph’s hospital.  

About the Friends Of The Border To Border Trail 
Started in 2008, the Friends of the Border To Border Trail are a group of individuals working to see that the Border To Border Trail is completed, maintained, enhanced and most of all, used. While completely independent of government bodies and other organizations, the Friends of the Border To Border plans to work closely and positively with entities that are involved with the path. 

For a short video on the Trail, click here.

Short-term plans for the Friends of the Border To Border include… 
Events and Updates
Updated April 2015

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Friends Of The B to B Board Of Directors Meeting
Monday, June 220, 7pm, Wheels In Motion bicycle shop conference room, 3402 Washtenaw Avenue (between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti)
Anyone interested in completing, enhancing and encouraging use of the Trail invited to attend! To view meeting agendas and minutes, click here.

Winter 2015 Friends Of The Border To Border Trail Newsletter
The Winter 2015 Friends Newsletter is available by clicking below...
PDF format newsletter
Word format newsletter

Border To Border Trail Night “Moonshadow” Bike Rides
April 30th and May 28th - Celebrate the almost full moon with a car free ride along the Huron, on the new Border to Border trail from Dexter's Mill Creek Park to Hudson Mills Metropark. Casual pace ride starts at 9pm and is 10-15 miles long. All riders are asked to have working front and rear lights. Park behind the Fire Station at Mill Creek Park in Dexter. For more information call Jim & Jennifer Bryson at 734-424-2802. Sponsored by the Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (www.aabts.org). 

​Adopt A B to B Trail Segment
A few segments of the Trail (Grove Road in Ypsilanti Township) still need volunteers to occasionally patrol their section, picking up trash, reporting problems or other minor tasks. For more information click on the “Adopt A Trail” page link on the left.

Adopt-A-Trail Section 
The Friends of the Bordert To Border Trail is in need of volunteers to "adopt" a Trail segment which involves occasionaly picking up trash and trimming back shrubs. For more information click here