Huron Shores Heritage Route

Home>Plan Your Trip>Cobble Beach - Thompson's Harbor SP

Cobble Beach - Thompson's Harbor SP

Limestone cobble shore

Limestone cobble shore occurs along the northern Lake Michigan and Lake Huron shorelines. The community is typically sparsely vegetated, because cobbles cover most of the surface and storm waves prevent the development of a diverse, persistent plant community. In Presque Isle and Alpena counties in northern Lower Michigan, the marine deposits are Devonian-age limestones, which were also formed in shallow seas. Cobble shores often occur interspersed with limestone pavement and adjacent to coastal fen, Great Lakes marsh, boreal forest, limestone bedrock glade, and alvar grassland. - Michigan Natural Features Inventory.

Available in Spring Available in Summer Available in Fall

GPS Coordinates:
45.35449, -83.59271
US-23 Heritage Route Plan Your Trip! AVisit Our Regions: renac Visit Our Regions: Iosco Visit Our Regions: Alcona Visit Our Regions: Alpena Visit Our Regions: Presque Isle Visit Our Regions: Cheboygan
Add This To Your Itinerary

Viewing this on a mobile device? Use the mobile edition of this website!

Copyright © 2015, Northeast Michigan Council of Governments | Contact the US 23 Heritage Route!

This website powered by Community Center software from LIAA