Robert T. Brown Nature Sanctuary

Robert T. Brown Nature Sanctuary

The Robert T. Brown Michigan Nature Association Sanctuary is an 18 acre northern fen surrounded by a small pond and bordered by a black spruce, tamarack and white cedar swamp. The fen is comprised of sphagnum moss that supports a variety of shrubs and herbaceous plants. Sedges are common and several species of orchids and carnivorous plants are also found. There is a boardwalk and observation platform to the fen.

Robert T. Brown Center

Contact Information


Lake Perreault Road

Painesdale, MI 49955

Driving Directions

Toll Free: (800) 338-7982

Phone: (906) 337-4579

Location of Robert T. Brown Nature Sanctuary

Map of Michigan