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“Bugs” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Francis Bay Trail

Francis Bay Trail
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Owner description: This nature trail is a good place for birdwatching.
Peterborough, Canada
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Bugs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was the only place we encountered large numbers of biting bugs on the beach. So while we didn't use the trail be prepared with bug spray when you reach the bay.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Sarum2014
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PETOSKEY
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187 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“The end of the trail is a wonderful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

A very easy hike to a wonderful place to snorkel and relax. Sea Turtles love to congregate here. Barracudas and Stingrays are also here to view while snorkeling.

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank lbingamanPetoskey_MI
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Bumpass, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great mangrove boardwalk for birding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Incredible site for birding. The boardwalk through the mangroves gets you out to where you can see tons of birds. Bring a spotting scope if you have it.

Visited January 2014
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4 Thank BJSchmonsees
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Chicago, Illinois
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87 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Take the ranger tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Schedule would not allow for the ranger tour which offers just a trip down and a boat ride back. The uphill is a bit of a drag so make sure you have enough water. Petroglyphs are well worth it as are the ruins from some of the sugar plantations along the way.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank SportingClays3200
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Kansas City, MO
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Loved Francis Bay Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Had a very nice time here.. Way less crowded then Trunk and Cinnamon. Had the beach to ourselves here one morning for almost an hour and that is almost unheard of during spring break! Not a bad snorkel here over by the rocky area.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank MIDWESTROBIN
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