The Brown Bridge Quiet Area is located on the Boardman River, a state designated Natural River, approximately 11 miles southeast of Traverse City, Michigan. One of the largest natural areas that we manage, you can enjoy more than 6 miles of trails, paddling on the Boardman River, and gorgeous views of the river from several different overlooks.
*Hunting: There is deer hunting outside the core area and hunting on the far
east section by permit from the City Clerk office at 231.922.4480. For a location of the various sections, see a trail map.