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Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve

West Side Drive,
Beaver Island, MI 49782

Size: 230 acres

Trail: A small parking area leads to a one mile trail that includes an interpretive brochure. This area also marks the southern end of the island’s Doty’s Camp Trail.

Land Description: Miller’s Marsh is the largest and most diverse marsh found on Beaver Island. This wetland’s diversity consists of a combination of open shallow water, extensive sedge (to the west), and sphagnum mats (to the east) surrounded by a vast mature second growth beech-maple forest. Home to frogs, migratory birds, and water fowl.

Directions: Directions: From St. James, take the King’s Hwy. south for 4 miles. Turn right (west) onto Paid Een Ogs Road. Continue about 1½  miles.  At the four corners and airport turn left (south) onto West Side Drive. Continue on West Side Drive approximately five miles to Miller’s Marsh which will be on the left (east) side of the road.

Click here for the trail map. 

Recreation Type
Biking / Hiking Trails

Google Reviews


David Bos

2 years ago
Great natural area to explore. 1 mile trail around the marsh, picnic table, parking and bathroom stop.


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