The Friends of the Kal-Haven Trail meet on the first Tuesday of every other month, (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec) at the Driftbusters Snowmobile Club in Gobles. Visit us on Facebook to find out when and where our meetings are and to participate in our discussion group. 
Friends of the Kal-Haven Trail

P.O. Box 344
Portage, Michigan 49081


Kal-Haven Trail State Park ~ DNR Main Office
Park Manager: Matt Metzger
(269) 637-2788
South Haven, MI 49090


Kal-Haven Trail State Park – Kalamazoo County
4143 10th St N
Kalamazoo, MI 49009


The South Haven Trailhead:
42.411615, -86.263102

The Kalamazoo Trailhead (Oshtemo Township):
42.325555, -85.

The Friends of the Kal-Haven Trail 2022-23 Board of Directors

Sue Hodapp

Sue Hodapp, Chair, is a MSU Extension Certified Conservation Steward who leads the Friend’s Kal-Haven Trail Wildflower Restoration Project. She is also a local historian whose valued assistance helped make the DNR’s Kal-Haven Heritage Trail project the success that it is. She has served on the Friend’s board since 2011, except for a 2 year absence where she focused on research for the Heritage project.


Carol Harris
Carol has lived in the Paw Paw area since 1986. Her interest in the Kal-Haven Trail is to help remove invasives and to learn about native plants.


Patricia Reid

Patricia Reid, is a MSU Extension Advanced Master Gardener (ret.), Master Naturalist and Conservation Steward.  She leads the Friend’s Invasive Honeysuckle Removal Project.


Mark Johnson


Emeritus Directors
Alysia Babcock
David Bly
Pat Bly
Richard Bowser
Randy Hay
Ben Holt
Ron Stolkn Advanced