The Platte Plains trail system has about 15 miles of trails through the maple-beech and pine forest that gives the hiker access to Otter Creek, Otter Lake, and Bass Lake. There area also several access points to Lake Michigan. Part of the trail follows a 2-track road from Esch Road and Otter Creek.
Otter Creek is the home of an abundance of wildlife including otters, fish, and a variety of birds and waterfowl.
Otter Lake is a beautiful home for wildlife. There are several access points to view or reach Otter Lake.
Put your canoe or kayak into Bass Lake at the trailhead at the end of Trail's End Rd. There is a vault toilet and little dock.
Last updated: June 26, 2023