Grass River Natural Area
Grass River Natural Area
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Flamingojan
Waynesville, NC85 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
This preserve said dog friendly. Brought 2 toy poodle and we were only allowed on 2 trails. No reasons given. The Rail trail is a road, the other trail is a short loop through the woods.
The Fern, Water trails which looked interesting did not allow dogs. We have no idea what their reasoning is. We’re traveling all over Michigan and not experienced a preserve that advertises dog friendly and it’s really not. No reason given
Written August 1, 2021
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Deborah Fleischmann
Plymouth, MI26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Cute fairy garden; knowledgeable on duty staff inside building. Clean bathrooms inside Ed center. Clean trails, great stopping points to sit and enjoy nature. No otters seen - twice now.
Written July 8, 2021
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Marilyn H
Rome5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
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.
Written March 4, 2018
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vouge3912
Mio, MI4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
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 beautiful natural setting. I highly recommend it.
Written September 6, 2017
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JOLIOLIO2014
Gobles, MI29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Family
we did the boardwalk trail from parking lot.--VERY NICE RAISED WOOD WALKWAY THRU WETLAND SCENERY DOWN TO WATER; LOTS OF BIRDS AND WATER CREATURES.- almost like a mangrove or swamp trek, the site is a wetland nearing the river. .. easy walking and not very long. may be buggy in summer season, tho. good for families- if kids can be quiet to not scare off wildlife.
Written April 27, 2017
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rychrlim
leroy110 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2014 • Couples
May be difficult to find as is off all main highways. Includes numerous trails. Some are natural, others are wooden planked. Includes a clean, new, spacious visitor's center. We didn't have a lot of time to spend in the area, but will definitely return to explore the beautiful terrain. Highly suggest!
Written July 8, 2014
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Ryan G
36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
Beautiful area to cruise around and enjoy nature. We spent several hours here relaxing and then also made our way to Lake Bellaire, which is also stunning.
Written July 16, 2022
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Hvnahoot
Saint Thomas, Canada277 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
We had a beautiful walk on the trails and observed many wildlife signs but not the wildlife. We spent some time in the Nature Centre were they had many educational exhibits. Very interesting in deed. While we were there, a group of volunteers were planting some native wild flowers!
Written October 29, 2019
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idzilla
Frankenmuth, MI579 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
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 great for children because you can complete a loop and determine if you want to try another or finish with just a short hike. The marsh area loops are all planked decking so you are above the wet and have viewing towers of the Grass River and tributaries including a kayak launch area.
Written July 9, 2018
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Brad K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
My favorite thing is to take a canoe out on the river on a hot summer day. But the trail system is also amazing - this is a really special place tucked into the south end of Lake Bellaire.
Written February 26, 2017
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