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Enjoyable quick detour

An easy little detour while driving north from Traverse City to Charlevoix. Woods are pretty... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
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Pleasant Surprise

What a beautiful place for an art trail. Quiet, peaceful, well groomed trails, with a map telling... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Greenville, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

An easy little detour while driving north from Traverse City to Charlevoix. Woods are pretty through to the beach and sculptures are interesting. Try to guess their names as you see them before getting to them - highly likely you will not succeed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JayGott
Reviewed 18 September 2018

And it's a nice day and you want to be close to the water give this a shot. Free. If you are having trouble finding it use the Twisted Fish Gallery address to at least get you in the area. Walk of Art is located...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I would have enjoyed looking at more of the art, but my teens were not into it. They wanted to just see the sculptures we ran into on the way to the beach. I’d go back—a nice fall day would be a perfect time to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vacationer917
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The map is deceiving. There is no paved walkway and some of the walkway is pretty steep. So anybody that is uneasy on their feet or in a wheelchair it doesn't work. The art was interesting a few pieces were really nice. Only worth it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a beautiful place for an art trail. Quiet, peaceful, well groomed trails, with a map telling where to find the art. Then you can enjoy some time at the beach when you finish.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jugglenut
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful beach. Picnic tables, grills, restrooms, dressing rooms, trails and sculptures by local artists.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We walked here from the marina. It was a long walk but worth it. The trail is mostly in the shady hardwoods with a few spurs to the beach, so easy to walk. We brought our dog and enjoyed the large sculptures.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank skymom
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely little park. The art trails are very nice and you can see things in the forest and at the ocean. Great pic nic benches and BBQ stands. Facilities along the trail are neat and clean. Woods offer a great variety of species...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A wide variety of outdoor sculptures along a trail in a beautiful wooded setting along a natural shoreline.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank runawayhousewife
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Did not like that you can't park by the picnic covered area! You have to carry all your stuff all the way over there. The bathrooms are very old and had only 1 of the ladies toilet open the other ones had a sign that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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26 July 2018|
Response from LRCBME | Reviewed this property |
I just put in Art in the Park Elk Rapids and it showed up. The entrance was obscure so trust the GPS.
24 December 2016|
Response from Samantha484 | Reviewed this property |
You can snowshoe if there is enough natural snow that makes it way through the trees.