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North Point Nature Preserve

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Mt. McSauba Road, Charlevoix, MI
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Lovely place to walk in woods and along the water

Wonderful well marked hiking trails that go through the woods and along the water. On my last trip... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Janet C
Great spot!

This area has dunes, trails, beaches and lots of trees. Its dog friendly and you can walk the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Minneapolis, MN
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Mt. McSauba Road, Charlevoix, MI
Mt. McSauba Road, Charlevoix, MI
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Wonderful well marked hiking trails that go through the woods and along the water. On my last trip we saw all types of fish in shallow water....someone said they were mating. Saw two swans as well and some geese. Bring bug spray and comfortable shoes....More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This area has dunes, trails, beaches and lots of trees. Its dog friendly and you can walk the beach for quite a while. We rode our bikes down and then walked around. Great way to spend an hour or a day!

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My wife and I visited here on 7/14/17. On the GPS it shows up as North Point Beach but the address is the same. Lots of trails and a very nice beach with dunes for the kids. A great place for a lake side picnic...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

North Point nature preserve is a picturesque small park to hike in, walk your dog, snowshoe in the winter and get outdoors! There are beautiful sand dunes, lots of frontage on Lake Michigan, please leave only footprints.

Thank Vacationpatrol
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you like to enjoy a Lake Michigan dune area by foot this is the place!! Several places to park and well mark foot paths thru out the area. One warning is watch out for poison ivy if you venture off the paths...

Thank Retired-Lt
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped by here to walk down to the beach based on reading about its beauty and lack of foot traffic. Not easy to find the entrance, but we managed. "Trails" not really marked, but pretty easy to figure out which direction the lake is!...More

Thank barbaramckenna2016
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Our B&B was very close to this park so we went down to see it. Very easy access and beautiful views of Lake Michigan. There were wooded trails, disc golf, dunes, and a long beach. Great place to see and do it all.

Thank charlieF51
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The nature reserve is just north of the city of Charlevoix, very easy to find. Access by the disc golf course on the south end or at the end of the road right by the water on the north end. Trails are soft and easy...More

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 19 February 2015

North Point is minutes away from our home near the Mt McSaba ski park. Stunning views of Lake Mi, dunes and forest trails good for a couple of hrs of hiking or snow shoeing. Sledding hill and ice rink are available to visit during your...More

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jan h
7 October 2017|
Response from Chuck B | Reviewed this property |
9 August 2016|
Response from Jesse S | Reviewed this property |
We did not experience any mosquitos when we were there in July, due to the high winds that day.