Brower Lake Nature Preserve in Rockford, MI

Park Managed by Land Conservancy of West Michigan

About Brower Lake Nature Preserve in Rockford
8748 Je-NE-Be Dr NE, Rockford MI 49341
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check mark 40x40 navy blue Open: Open all year.
check mark 40x40 navy blue Dogs Allowed? Yes, on leash
Brower Lake Nature Preserve is one of Rockford's best-kept secrets, with its beautiful forest, semi-easy hiking trails and gorgeous views of the lake at the top! Take a break on the scattered benches along the trail and enjoy the peace and quiet of the untouched forest.

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Hiking Trail Details
check mark 40x40 navy blue Trail Difficulty: Easy
The quiet and secluded one and a half mile trail loops through the forest. The hike is a fairly easy one, although there are some hills.

There are benches scattered throughout the trail for taking a rest or enjoying the forest. Be sure to pack along bug spray, as the two lakes and trees draw the bugs.

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Facilities at Brower Lake Nature Preserve
There are no restrooms available.

What's Unique About Brower Lake Nature Preserve?
The nature preserve was created to protect rare wetlands and a mature oak-hickory forest. The Land Conservancy is also trying to restore parts of the forest by using prescribed fire to selectively thin the dense canopy. At times you may see some areas that have recently been burned. This would be a great opportunity to teach kids about conservation efforts.

Brower Lake Nature Preserve Features & Amentities
Dog Friendly, Free Admission, Hike with a Payoff, Hiking Trails, Lake or River, Shaded

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