NCNST through the Kellogg
Here is a map or aerial image (your
choice!) showing the track of the North Country
National Scenic Trail through Michigan State University's W. K. Kellogg Biological Station in
Note the following regarding this
track shows the entire pathway of the NCNST through KBS.
green track shows road up to the new barn housing KBS's
new robotic milking system. According to plans, this will be a
future spur from the Trail whereby hikers will be able to walk up to the
barn and get a view of the robotic milking system in operation.
The Trail through KBS is entirely
off-road (except where it crosses vehicular roads). At Baseline
Road the NCNST becomes a roadwalk connector trail heading west on Baseline and then north
into Barry County.
By playing with the drop-down menus in the upper right corner of the map image
tone down the background layer
to better visualize details on the ground, and
select different background
layers, including a Google Satellite image, a USGS topo map, a Google terrain map,
an ArcGIS World topo map, or a plain-jane Google Street map. Scroll the image to the right if necessary to activate the
background layer selection menu
By using the map tool in the upper
left corner you can also zoom in or out, and you can drag
the image to change the center point. Zooming in, then click 'n dragging
the map in whichever direction you want, makes it easier to make sense of the
marked waypoints, which in places are a bit bunched together otherwise.
Click here for a
PDF version of the map below which you can download, print out, and take with you on
For full screen map:
Click here for a full screen satellite image
version of this map — or
here for a
full screen topo version. Click on a yellow diamond for
information about the related waypoint. To locate a waypoint on the
map from the list on the right, click on the yellow diamond in the list.
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KBS trails system brochure: Click
to access a PDF copy of the
W. K. Kellogg Biological Station Trail Guide.
It contains handy maps of all the trails and
locations on the KBS campus, including the North
Country Trail. It is designed as a
tri-fold and should be printed out on legal-size (8.5" x