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Protected, owned and managed by the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy.

This preserve offers nearly two miles of trail winding through forest and meadow to stunning views of Lake Michigan and a beach of unparalleled beauty. The property is host to many native plant species and unique bird habitats, so be on the lookout for wildflower displays and many species of birds.

This preserve is located two miles south of Elberta on Green Point Road (off of M-22). The parking area, kiosk and trailhead are very visible from Green Point Road, though Green Point Road itself is easy to miss from M-22 if you aren’t looking carefully.

Read about the protection of Green Point Dunes and nearby Arcadia Dunes in the Coastal Campaign chapter from our 25th-anniversary publication Love the Land: Pass It On.