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Address: 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI
Phone Number: 231-533-8576
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Beautiful!!!!

My husband and I very much enjoyed hiking the trails over the New Years holiday. There was a blanket of fresh snow and we only saw two other couples during our trek. I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed hiking the trails over the New Years holiday. There was a blanket of fresh snow and we only saw two other couples during our trek. I would love to check this place out in the fall.

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Alden, Michigan
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

this waterway is great. There is a place to dock and walk a wood pathway and a small deck area. Perfect for watching birds. When the leaves change color the view is so pretty. The water is deep enough for a pontoon boat, canoe or fishing boat. Totally a NO WAKE area so plan on a lazy ride. One side... More 

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Thank RazzyBaby2
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Recommended by our host, Harvey, at the Inn at Torch Lake, this park is a wonderful place to hike. There is a lengthy boardwalk that takes you through a number of different scenic areas. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Alan S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Went to the nature area and took a walk on the Boardwalk trails through the park. Trails are not too long, lots of different loops to combine and fairly easy walking. Relaxing, quiet area, truly beautiful. Found a bench in a perfect area and spent time just enjoying. Definitely worth the visit!

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Thank judithl37
Bellaire, MI
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Grass River Natural Area offers easy hiking trails for all ages. During the summer months there is a story hour great for kids, along with a hike to find some natural treasures. Plenty to see; from identified plant life to water fowl on the river area.

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Thank Bellaire56
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful cruise from Bellaire Lake to Clam Lake. Plenty of areas to anchor and swim or just enjoy a Michigan summer day.

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Rapid City, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beatiful, so much wildlife and so relaxing, wether your on a boat or on shore is one of the most beartiful places in michigan that I have ever been.

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1 Thank Dawna F
Owosso, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We take our daughter to summer camp ever year and this is my favorite place to go I spend as much time wondering around as I can. There is so much going on with the all the different kinds of wildlife

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Thank Nick W
Maryville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Loved the trails and information you get from this area they also have special hikes and classes for birds and other animals native to the area plus some nice board walks on the grass river

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Thank Joe P
Coopersville, Michigan
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Off the beaten path and onto a peaceful boardwalk through natural woods and waters beauty, this stroll through nature is relaxation at its finest. We enjoyed a leisurely walk along streams and through the forest setting with several benches and 'rest stops' along the way to view wildlife and waterfowl or just sit, relax and bask in the beauty of... More 

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