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

Now
CLOUDY
27°F
CLOUDY, humidity 64%, barometer 30.15,
wind 6 mph SSE
Wednesday
Considerable cloudiness
31°F | 24°F
Considerable cloudiness
Thursday
Cloudy and breezy with snow showers
30°F | 6°F
Cloudy and breezy with snow showers
Friday
A.M. flurries; sunny intervals, colder
14°F | 5°F
A.M. flurries; sunny intervals, colder
Saturday
Partly sunny and seasonably cold
23°F | 2°F
Partly sunny and seasonably cold
Sunday
Cloudy and colder with a few snowflakes
9°F | -2°F
Cloudy and colder with a few snowflakes

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