A large property flanking the bottom portions of the Muskegon River, consisting of bottomland flooded forest and marshes, as well as upland oak dominated forest.

Ornithological Summary

Mature deciduous bottomlands support a moderate population of Cerulean Warblers and Prothonotary Warblers.

Conservation Issues



Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division.


Forests along the river are dominated by tall deciduous trees and floodplain, while uplands are dominated by oak-hickory, with a mix of hemlock and cedar as well. Cattail wetlands, including a significant shrubby component in certain areas are also included.

Land Use

State Game Area focused on wildlife management and conservation, with limited fishing and hunting.

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