DeTour Peninsula Nature Preserve
Size: 145 acres
Frontage: More than three miles of Lake Huron shoreline
Land Description: Jutting down into Lake Huron, this preserve includes the rich diversity that typifies northern Lake Huron: sand and gravel beach, limestone cobble shore, boreal forest, rich conifer swamp, emerging marsh, and coastal fen. The land lies within a major migration corridor centered on the St. Mary’s River.
Trails: A two-track road, Point Road, runs through the preserve to private land on the tip of the peninsula and is open to foot traffic. A small parking area is available at the end of Point Road.
History: This preserve was anonymously donated to LTC in 2011.
Directions: From Detour, head south one mile on M-134. Turn left onto Point Road. Drive .6 mile to parking area.