Bois LeDuc Preserve

Year Established

2003

Size

30 acres

Bio

Named after long-time owner, this preserve is adjacent to the Mackinaw State Forest and helps create a corridor of woodlands critical for habitat and water quality protection for the watershed. “Bois” means “woods” in French.

Location

Wildwood Drive, Bay Township, Charlevoix County

Features

  • Hardwood forest with large hemlock and beech trees
  • Hilly terrain
  • Highest point is roughly 787’

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Birding

Directions / Parking

Park along the side of Wildwood Drive, beyond the first set of condos. Follow the preserve sign to a small foot path just inside the woods. Wildwood Drive is off Wildwood Harbor Road.