I often take groups to the trails which run north of Twyn Rivers Drive. Here is a look at the trail which runs south from here.
The trail leads through a Hemlock forest:
and rises to a forest dominated by Red and White Oak:
There are also many White Pines:
The name “Mast Trail” comes from the use of White Pines as ship’s masts.
You can see the Rouge River:
There is lots of evidence of Pileated Woodpecker drilling:
and the usual litter:
Many of the trails here are very steep:
A side trail runs along the Rouge River:
The area by the river is a large flood plain:
Some of the sights here: