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.

Please note:

  • 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.


27600 Haggerty Rd
New Boston, MI 48164



Contact: (734) 654-1220

Length: 4.5 Miles

Level: 1

Type: Riding, Hiking 

Terrain: Woods, wetlands

Camping: None

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 ½ 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.

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