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Lize's Guidebook

Activities
Trails and boardwalks go through diverse habitats of forest, wetlands and grassy areas. The visitor centre is worth a stop! Some of the trails are groomed in winter for cross country skiing!
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Grass River Natural Area
6500 Alden Highway
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Trails and boardwalks go through diverse habitats of forest, wetlands and grassy areas. The visitor centre is worth a stop! Some of the trails are groomed in winter for cross country skiing!
With three trailheads just outside of downtown Bellaire, Glacial Hills offers over 31 miles of world-class single track mountain biking and hiking trails. We love hiking there in every season.
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Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area Trailhead
3417 Eckhardt Rd
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With three trailheads just outside of downtown Bellaire, Glacial Hills offers over 31 miles of world-class single track mountain biking and hiking trails. We love hiking there in every season.
The turquoise blue waters of Torch Lake make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Visit one of the public access sites, then visit the cute little town of Alden. Have an ice cream cone at Higgins Store and a beer at the Torch Lake Beer Co.
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Torch Lake
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The turquoise blue waters of Torch Lake make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Visit one of the public access sites, then visit the cute little town of Alden. Have an ice cream cone at Higgins Store and a beer at the Torch Lake Beer Co.
Located on Grand Traverse Bay, the park is a beautiful place to walk the beach, hike the trails in the woods, ride your bike, swim, kayak, enjoy a picnic, etc. Petoskey stones can be found. And the sunsets are spectacular!
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Barnes Park
12298 Barnes Park Road
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Located on Grand Traverse Bay, the park is a beautiful place to walk the beach, hike the trails in the woods, ride your bike, swim, kayak, enjoy a picnic, etc. Petoskey stones can be found. And the sunsets are spectacular!
Rent kayaks, paddle boards, bikes and more!
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Paddles & Pedals
206 North Bridge Street
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Rent kayaks, paddle boards, bikes and more!
Food and drinks
Our very favorite in Downtown Bellaire. Sample the local craft beer and cider along with some amazing food. We love their pizza! Live music most Friday and Saturday evenings.
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Short's Brewing Company Bellaire Pub
121 North Bridge Street
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Our very favorite in Downtown Bellaire. Sample the local craft beer and cider along with some amazing food. We love their pizza! Live music most Friday and Saturday evenings.
Newer place in Bellaire, with an inspiring and modern menu. The whitefish and lamb entrees are excellent!
Terrain
213 North Bridge Street
Newer place in Bellaire, with an inspiring and modern menu. The whitefish and lamb entrees are excellent!
Sit on the patio and share some exciting French inspired small plates or enjoy one of the yummy entrees.
Corner Bistro
102 N Bridge St
Sit on the patio and share some exciting French inspired small plates or enjoy one of the yummy entrees.
Lovely honey-based libations and apple ciders with locally sourced fruits. Nice staff and fun vibe.
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Bee Well Meadery
3533 S Derenzy Rd
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Lovely honey-based libations and apple ciders with locally sourced fruits. Nice staff and fun vibe.
Friendly staff, great atmosphere, yummy wine, cocktails and charcuterie plates.
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Hello Vino
122 N Bridge St
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Friendly staff, great atmosphere, yummy wine, cocktails and charcuterie plates.
For a relaxing afternoon of sipping small batch wines while enjoying the beautiful setting. The vineyard overlooks both Lake Bellaire and Torch Lake. Climb the wooden spiral staircase for the best view!
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Torch Lake Cellars
5245 Clam Lake Rd
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For a relaxing afternoon of sipping small batch wines while enjoying the beautiful setting. The vineyard overlooks both Lake Bellaire and Torch Lake. Climb the wooden spiral staircase for the best view!