1,050 acre mitigated wetland consisting of open marsh, wet meadows, forested wetlands, and upland forests. The park trail system and boardwalks allow park visitors viewing opportunities of a variety of wildlife. Crosswinds offers seven miles of hiking trails, fishing, picnic areas, 4.5 miles of horseback riding trails, and 4.5 miles of cross-country ski trails.
For nature enthusiasts with an interest in wetlands and wildlife, Crosswinds Marsh is a must-see. You can explore diverse wetland habitats where more than 240 species of birds and 40 species of mammals have been identified. Crosswinds is home to a nesting pair of bald eagles, beaver and other exciting native wildlife.
- Crosswinds Marsh is open daily from dawn to dusk
- No personal watercraft, bicycles or motorized vehicles are allowed on the trails.
- Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed at all times. Please clean up after your dog!
- Horses are allowed on the designated horse trail only.
Length: 4.5 Miles
Type: Riding, Hiking
Terrain: Woods, wetlands
Directions: Drive I-275 to Exit #8 (Flat Rock / Will Carleton Road ). Exit highway and head west on Will Carleton Road. Drive 3.5 miles to Haggerty Road. Turn right (north) onto Haggerty Road. Drive approximately Â½ mile to the park entrance, located on the left-hand side. The address is 27600 Haggerty Road in New Boston.
Trailhead: Is near Horse Unloading & Trailer Parking area.