Grass River Natural Area

Mancelona, Michigan 49659

Grass River Natural Area

Grass River Natural Area Professional Review and Guide

"Six short nature trails in mixed habitat. The Grass River Natural Area is a 1,000-acre mix of habitats: upland forests, fields, creeks, rivers, marshes, and swamps. Naturalists have identified more than 60 species of fish, reptiles, and amphibians here, as well as 400 different species of plants.

The area encompasses the Grass River, which is a short connecting waterway joining Clam Lake and Lake Bellaire, both part of the Chain of Lakes in Antrim County. The natural area offers a close-up view of wetland flora and fauna, as well as other habitats. Special attractions: Hundreds of species of plants, 65 species of birds, 35 species of fish, and 33 species of reptiles and amphibians make this area a naturalist's dream."

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Trail Information

Mancelona
Nearby City
5.75
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
A naturalist is on-site from mid-June until Labor Day, and this period is considered the best time to visit.
Season
Grass River Natural Area, 616-533-8314
Local Contacts
Grass River Natural Area guide
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018