The 72-acre Averill Preserve located by the Tittabawassee River and the along the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail celebrates Michigan’s natural history. Once the site of the world’s largest timber banking grounds, the Averill Preserve is owned and managed by The Little Forks Conservancy has about 1.9 miles of hiking trail.
The trail offers a number of activity options, good for all skill levels, and is open year-round. The first 800 feet of trail is paved for people of all abilities to enjoy nature ending with a nature play area for kids to safely interact with nature. At the trail head pavilion, managed by the county parks, makes a great picnic area when visiting this preserve.
Note: The paved path is not plowed in the winter months.
Loop (First 800 feet ADA Accessible)
Nature Play Area
Abundance of birds
Views of the river
Cross Country Skiing
Dogs on Leash
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