Upper Herring Lake Nature Preserve

This trail is good for Hiking

  • Length: 0.58 mi
  • Surface: Boardwalk
  • Organization: Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
  • Trail Website: gtrlc.org

A two-track trail passes through open fields and leads to a boardwalk that goes through marsh and extends out to several ponds. The trail is part of a 180 acre preserve that consists of wetland, historic marl pits, open field, and 2800 feet of frontage on Upper Herring Lake. The property is owned and managed by the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy.


Note: Not all sections of each trail are approved for every activity listed for the trail as a whole. Please click on individual trail sections to see approved activities for that section.

Map Legend

  • Trail Head
  • Historical Site
  • Beach
  • Natural Feature
  • Campground
  • Park
  • Cultural Interest
  • Scenic View
  • Educational Interest
  • Visitor Center
  • Emergency Care
  • Water Access
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife or Nature Viewing
  • Trail Friendly Business

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