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Address: 6500 Alden Hwy, Bellaire, MI 49615-9263
Phone Number: 231-533-8576
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Beautiful "nature cruise" on our pontoon

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
huddlesk
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chicago
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chicago
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 few hours exploring. The entire area is a no wake zone, so be prepared to... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank mikedaws0n
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took my older parents for a walk it was very pleasant peaceful. Very relaxing we walked for a mile, not a bird watching person but still enjoy.

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Thank Kevin B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to spend a morning or afternoon. The boardwalk was well maintained and the different vegetative zones were gorgeous and interesting. We range in ages from 2-60 and everyone LOVED this place.

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Thank Claire W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited while I was pregnant and had a two-year-old in a stroller. The walk was easy, the boardwalk well-maintained, and we got a really good look at local plant life.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This boardwalk area is very accessible to everyone and an easy walk. It is wide, crosses the creek several times, and it just beautiful in all seasons.

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Thank Lisa B
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Great area with well maintained and marked trails. Parking is available at multiple sites. There is a visitor center with bathrooms. Some ski trails are groomed

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Thank Dave E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 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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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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14 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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