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Visiting and Recreation

Plainwell is known as “The Island City” because one cannot enter downtown from any direction without first crossing a bridge. The Kalamazoo River and the Plainwell Millrace form an island around the original town plat providing a beautiful and unique setting for Plainwell and making it a special place.

Plainwell has seven parks that offer a variety of recreational activities from basketball to pickle ball. Not to mention the river walk paved trail that encompasses the downtown and connects to three parks.

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