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Grass River Natural Area

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A Beautiful nature area.

Take a trip down Grass river to see some of Northern Michigan's scenic beauty. Its a slow trip so... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Nick J
Bellaire, Michigan
Beautiful adn Peaceful

I thoroughly enjoyed hiking several of the trails. There are many boardwalks since this is a... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Anne K
Okemos, Michigan
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6500 Alden Hwy, Bellaire, MI 49615-9263
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Take a trip down Grass river to see some of Northern Michigan's scenic beauty. Its a slow trip so plan some time but enjoy the sights and sounds!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed hiking several of the trails. There are many boardwalks since this is a wetland. Lots of flora and fauna to observe. You can picnic here if you take your trash with you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne K
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Nice views of the pretty river, with boardwalk walkway and plenty of places to stop and sit. Bring your deet!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed walking through this area. We saw different types of birds, ducks, a frog, and a small snake. The trails are very well marked and well maintained. This area is not wheelchair accessible. We went in mid-September and there were some mosquitoes but it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Definitely worth a trip. Gorgeous, peaceful place to get lost in. We also took our boat down the river, which was the same, calm, quiet, peaceful, and gorgeous.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We decided to head here while staying in Traverse City for a little hiking/walking. This place was awesome!! Lots of boardwalks, beautiful plants and nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We have visited many times. Both in the summer and winter. A beautiful spot to walk in. There are events that go on and we have enjoyed the blue bird walk too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lorie482
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Grass River Natural Area is an excellent hike with several small, less than one mile loops that provide you with a variety of landscapes. All trails are flat with almost no elevation and are well marked in a non challenging layout. The trails are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is an excellent walk alone or with a group. Many different trails to choose from. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy sitting on the river as you watch the boaters going by. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

My husband & I stopped at Grass River Natural Area to check it out. There were very nice paths, and the walking was easy. We took quite a few photos as landscape is our thing! As the name of the place implies, it is a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank vouge3912
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May 23, 2015|
Response from gandalf2520002 | Reviewed this property |
We happened along it while we were on I believe highway 88.