Emily Min Hunt Nature Preserve

The Thunder Bay Audubon Society donated the 428-acre Emily Min Hunt Nature Preserve to Huron Pines in March of 2019. Located between Rogers City and Alpena, the preserve offers the perfect spot for quiet nature exploration. Just off of Shubert Highway across from Long Lake, the mixed hardwood forest is home to what was once a working apple orchard. The former orchard provides open grassland habitat for birds and other wildlife. The preserve offers opportunities to enhance and manage habitat for diverse plant and wildlife, making it a place for the public to learn first-hand about stewardship best practices and land management.

Visiting the Preserve
A small parking area is planned for 2020 until that is complete, roadside parking is available on Shubert Highway. The main trail that leads into the preserve can be accessed just past the entrance gate. The gate is locked to prevent vehicles from driving onto the preserve property, but visitors are welcome to walk around the gate to explore the preserve.