HOLLAND PONDS

50385 Ryan Road, Shelby Township

More than 150 bird species are attracted to this site because it accepts flowing water from wastewater treatment plants. These ponds and marshlands attract geese and ducks - particularly marsh ducks - but it also acts as a safe haven for one of southeast Michigan’s largest Great Blue Heron rookeries. The herons are sensitive to nearby human activity and may abandon their nests if they feel threatened.

 
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A variety of waterfowl and the Great Blue Heron rookery are seen here.

 

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

Parking is available

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RESTROOMS

Portable restrooms are available on this property

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TRAIL CONDITION

Trails are not paved

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PICNIC TABLES

There are no picnic tables, but shelters are available

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BOAT LAUNCH

There is canoe and kayak access, but no boat launch

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FEE

No fees