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

Initially protected in 2004 from a donation courtesy of the Bea Lavender family and with recent additions, Medenbrook borders Little Platte Lake for around 900 feet and consists of bog, hardwood-conifer swamp, and northern shrub swap community types. This Sanctuary sits in Benzie County just less than a mile from Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore in an area recognized by the State of Michigan and the Nature Conservancy as exceptional wildlife habitat.

This preserve can be observed from kayak. Accessing land could be hazardous. To help navigate the preserve please check out and download the Boundary Map. Please check back with us for a full description of this property.