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Protected, Owned and Managed by The Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy

This preserve is truly an amazing place to relax and enjoy an incredible beach as well as learn, first hand, about dune habitat. The roadside turnout includes an informational kiosk and short boardwalk with stairs that traverse the dune and empty out on to the beach. Due to the sensitive nature of plants and ecosystems found here, including Federal and State threatened Pitcher’s Thistle and state threatened Lake Huron Tansy, please keep dogs on leash and observe this amazing place from the designated trail and below the high water mark at the beach.

Wilcox-Palmer-Shah Nature Preserve

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