Susan Creek Nature Preserve, Charlevoix County (5-6-08) - dwhike
Red Trail

Sitting right along busy US-31 between Charlevoix and Petoskey, this gem is hidden in plain sight. In the many times I've driven past it I rarely count more than one or two vehicles in the parking area, if any. Two trails combine to offer over 2 miles of hiking through a variety of habitats. After visiting, I was even more surprised this preserve doesn't attract more attention...


Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  45.350783, -85.190180


Mileage Hiked: 2.0 miles

Trailhead Temp: 65'F

Min. Elevation: 630'

Max Elevation: 675'