Bear River Valley Recreation Area, Petoskey

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  • WOW - Just when I thought I couldn't be more in love with this little town - BAM - we stumble upon the Bear River. If anyone wants to buy our St. Pete Beach townhouse, give me a shout, 'cuz we're movi...  more »
  • My wife and I were riding the Traverse Wheelway when we stumbled across this park. We rode our bikes to the end of the paved trail. Looked like there was a dirt hiking path on the other side of the ri...  more »
  • We enjoyed this well maintained biking trail along the river. Parking was easy and the signage and maps were great. We will be back when the kids are older to try some of the kayaking in this area.  more »
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  • This is such a year-round picturesque walking area. It is clean and well maintained. There are nice facilities for picnics as well as a well kept bathroom building. There is even a board that shows the History of local business that were once part of the community located along Bear River. Great place the family and a quick walk for the dog.
  • Fun place. Nice to walk with the River trail.
  • We saw lots of different animals footprint on the snow. It's a great place to take a walk through the river bank.
  • Nice park to walk along a scenic riverfront. No amenities, but free and clean.
  • Beautiful area and great for a little hike.

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