Charles M. Taylor III / Olstrom Family Nature Preserve

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35 acres


1,200 feet on Lake Charlevoix

Trail Description

A roughly half mile trail to the lake.


The majority of this preserve was protected with grants from the Charles M. and Joan R. Taylor Foundation. The Olstrom Family also donated a piece of the lakefront.


ADDRESS: 133 South Peninsula Road, East Jordan, MI 49727
From East Jordan, head north on Main Street and turn left on Division Street. Continue a short way and take the 2nd right onto Sunset Street. Go 1 mile and turn left onto S. Advance Road. In half a mile, turn slight right onto S. Peninsula Road. Travel just over two miles and watch for the preserve sign on the left, just before hitting Reich Road.

Printable Trail Map

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