FORT GRATIOT
NATURE PRESERVE

3720 Keewahdin Road, Fort Gratiot Township

The ponds here are home to a large variety of waterfowl and provide a safe resting place during migration as no hunting is allowed. This is also a great warbler migration hot spot and provides a habitat for woodpeckers, swallows, raptors, marsh, and wading birds.

 
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Flycatchers, warblers, vireos, ducks, sandpipers, sparrows, nuthatches, Belted Kingfishers, Marsh wrens, and Least Bitterns are commonly seen. Rare sightings include birds during spring migration, osprey, Wood ducks, Green heron, Red-necked Grebes, and Mute swans.

 

AMENITIES

Below is a list of amenities available at this property.

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VIEWING SEASON

Year-round viewing is available

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PARKING

Paved parking is available

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RESTROOMS

Portal restrooms are available

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TRAIL CONDITION

The trail is paved

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PICNIC TABLES

Picnic tables and picnic shelters are available.

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BOAT LAUNCH

There is a boat launch for radio-controlled boats only and no canoe or kayak access

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FEE

No fee