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Grass River Natural Area

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6500 Alden Hwy, Bellaire, MI 49615-9263
+1 231-533-8576
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Nice HIke

We have been here a few times. Even though we haven't seen any wildlife, we always have a nice... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
pseudoengin
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Michigan
Beautiful and Peaceful

Excellent place to take a hike, snowshoe, or cross country ski. The wood are peaceful, there are... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
ABSPORTSFAN
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MICHIGAN
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“nature center” (6 reviews)
“few hours” (4 reviews)
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6500 Alden Hwy, Bellaire, MI 49615-9263
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+1 231-533-8576
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"nature center"
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"few hours"
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"boardwalk trail"
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"bird watching"
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"leisurely walk"
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"no wake zone"
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"wild flowers"
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"cross country skiing"
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"whole family"
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"lake bellaire"
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"wildlife"
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"hike"
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have been here a few times. Even though we haven't seen any wildlife, we always have a nice hike on the grounds. It's a little off the beaten path, but not hard to get to.

Thank pseudoengin
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent place to take a hike, snowshoe, or cross country ski. The wood are peaceful, there are many birds to view and the paths are well groomed!

Thank ABSPORTSFAN
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We love taking the quiet boardwalk trails, especially the trails that lead to Grass River pier. Beautiful views at the dock and interesting wild flowers that vary with the season.

Thank middleonroad
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Hiked two different paths. One downland path over boardwalks through a marsh to the river and back. A second upland path through the woods. Saw many mushrooms of various colors, snakes, chipmunks and unidentified birds. Both paths were easy to hike and very relaxing. Stopped...More

Thank Geaux502
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Mid September, the weather was warm with a cool breeze. It had rained the day before and the forest was still damp so everything was extra vibrant. I walked the Fern Trail and the Woodland. Both were so gorgeous I almost cried - I'm not...More

Thank Megan V
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nice nature center with very helpful staff. Trails are well maintained , be careful on Boardwalk since the walk can be slippery. Nice bird viewing area where you can sit 15 feet from feeder and the birds will give you a good close. Varied landscape...More

Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Sneeks up on you but was a very quiet area. Surprised by the nice building they have and offer several classes and walks. Great place to observe nature.

Thank WILLIAM P
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Newly opened last year this place has more trails and paths than you have days to travel. One of the best natural areas in the many that are in the state. Walk to the water and along the paths that have beautiful plants, trees and...More

Thank Carlton M
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

After hours of tubing on Torch Lake for days, we decided to venture to the Grass River Natural Area for a change of pace. It was beautiful and peaceful. The kids enjoyed looking for wildlife, mainly birds, as we floated along. We enjoyed spending a...More

Thank huddlesk
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

great hiking area...good learning center ,,, will visit again next time were north,,,The little creeks that go through it are pretty as are the benches to sit and watch the river traffic go by

Thank mikedaws0n
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JimKalamazoo
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Response from gandalf2520002 | Reviewed this property |
We happened along it while we were on I believe highway 88.
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