Department of Natural Resources
Size: 120 acres
Location: Approximately 14 miles northeast of Jackson.
Management: Waterloo Recreation Area
Activities: Hiking, bird watching, photography, outdoor education, nature study
Importance: Contains the southerly third of a large black spruce and tamarack bog (resulting from a large ice-block depression), adjoining poorly drained land with a red maple swamp. Ecologically, black spruce bogs are at the extreme southern limit of their natural range in this portion of Michigan.
Black Spruce Bog