Avalanche Preserve

MODERATE 24 reviews

Avalanche Preserve is a 2.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Boyne City, Michigan that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
419 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

snow

Beautiful at top

hiking
25 days ago

460+ steps up to one of the best views in Michigan. There's also a large park at the top worth exploring in the woods.

2 months ago

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3 months ago

Great hike to scenic overlook of Boyne City & Lake Charlevoix. Next time we'll set aside more time and do the loop.

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6 months ago

Beautiful view in the fall. Short trek up, but a fun little hike for the kids.

snowshoeing
8 months ago

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11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, October 16, 2016

The 3rd week of October is ideal for fall colors!
Be advised it's a moderate hike if you are going around and up the multi mile trek or it's almost strenuous if taking the 450+ steps up. Thankfully they have two person benches every 50-75 steps. The view at the top is spectacular. Going later in the day positions the sun for good photos.

hiking
Monday, September 05, 2016

great hike quick hike but it's called Avalanche Preserve and the directions button takes you to the wrong spot, use Google maps instead.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Fun little walk. Loved it as a kid

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

this place is called avalanche preserve not peak. beautiful short hike

Monday, October 12, 2015

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Thursday, August 27, 2015