Frequently Asked Questions

IS THE TRAIL OPEN? — The Trail is temporarily closed for construction. The official opening is set for November 13, 2019.


WHEN WILL THE TRAIL BE COMPLETED? — The segment of the Trail between Haggerty and Wixom Roads is nearing completion. More information is available on our Trail construction page.


WHERE CAN I PARK? — There is ample parking for Trail use available at the Walled Lake Trailhead site, on  Pontiac Trail just north of Maple Rd.  Other parking areas include Gunnar Mettala Park in Wixom and the east end of the ShearWater apartments, where there is a small parking lot for public use.


TELL ME ABOUT THE M-5 BRIDGE. — Constructed in 2018, the bridge is open and welcoming bikes, walkers, etc.  More information and construction updates available on our Bridge page.


CAN I DONATE TO THE TRAIL?Donations of all kinds and amounts are welcome; please click here to donate.  If you would like to discuss a larger gift, please contact us.



Please send all correspondence to:


Michigan Air Line Trailway Council

2009 Township Drive

Commerce Township, MI 48390