Barney's Lake Nature Preserve

Barney's Lake Nature Preserve

285 acres. Frontage: 2,200 feet on Barney's Lake, 1,730 feet on Lake Michigan. Habitats include open meadows with apple trees, hardwood forest, sedge meadows, peatlands and cedar swamp. Once-cleared fields are now a study in plant succession; stones are piled along the old field and pasture boundaries. A total of 1-3/4 miles of trails on the upland portion of the property, east of Barney's Lake Rd. Located in north-central Beaver Island about three miles southwest of St. James; parking area is on Barney's Lake Road North.

Contact Information

Address

Barney's Lake Road North

Beaver Island, MI 49782

Driving Directions

Phone: (231) 347-0991

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Location of Barney's Lake Nature Preserve

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Beaver Island Weather

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CLOUDY
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CLOUDY, humidity 89%, barometer 29.96,
wind 6 mph SE
Thursday
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Breezy with periods of rain
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Cloudy, a shower or two; windy, cooler
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Monday
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Mainly cloudy with a passing shower

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