grass river nature area
You will leave the everyday world behind and enter a world of stunning beauty offered by mother nature at the Grass River Nature area.
The Grass River Natural Area is a 1,165 acre preserve comprised of
wetlands and wildlife habitat. Miles of trails provide for enjoyable
walking, bird watching, and wildflower identification. The non-profit
GRNA offers over a hundred organized hikes and classes, all year
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 grass river 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