The Emily Min Hunt Nature Preserve is just 4 miles south of Grand Lake. It is operated by the Thunder Bay Audubon Society. It is a 438 acre mixed hardwood preserve which has, at its core, an abandoned apple orchard with numerous bluebird houses. To get to the Preserve from the south end of Grand Lake, take US-23 South to Shubert Hwy. Proceed west (right) 1 3/4 miles to the entrance.