Banks Township, Antrim Township
Hiking Trails | Snowshoeing Trails | Nordic (XC) Skiing
Antrim Creek Natural Area is a 156-acre tract that lies just south of the Charlevoix/Antrim County Line and only 1.5 miles from US-31. Its most notable feature is the nearly one mile of Grand Traverse Bay shoreline, the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline remaining within the entire 132 miles of the bay between Norwood and Northport. But for the historian and the naturalist the Antrim County park is an intriguing place to take a hike. Antrim Creek is home to an array of natural diversity including hardwood forest, forested wetland, conifer swamp, shrub thicket, meadow, wet meadow and coastal dunes.
Follow US 31 to the intersection of Rex Beach Road and US 31 in Atwood. Go West on Rex Beach Road until it ends at Old Dixie Highway. The entrance of Antrim Creek Natural Area is located on the west side of Old Dixie Highway. South entrance is 0.6 mile south of Rex Beach Road on the west side of Old Dixie Highway.