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West Lake Nature Preserve

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Address
South Westnedge at South Shore Drive
Portage, MI 49002
Phone
(269) 329-4522
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The West Lake Nature Preserve is a 110-acre wetland bog with 1,400 feet of frontage along West Lake and within close pro ...
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The West Lake Nature Preserve is a 110-acre wetland bog with 1,400 feet of frontage along West Lake and within close proximity to Portage's city center. The Preserve boasts a variety of upland, woodland and sensitive wetland areas with unique plant species and animal habitats. Two miles of hiking trails are available, featuring a winding bark trail that meanders through a shaded lowland forest, and ends with a boardwalk promenade leading across a picturesque bog with panoramic view of West Lake.