Gamber-Briskey Conservation preserve
Rich & Diverse habitat
The 21-acre Gamber-Brisky Conservation Preserve lies along the Lake Michigamme shoreline in Republic Township. The property includes rich riparian wetlands and a diversity of forest types, including areas of sphagnum moss understory's and a variety of fungal species. This dedicated Conservation Preserve, established in 2014, was donated by Carol Gamber and Carrie Gottlieb in honor of her father and step-father, Paul Gamber and James Brisky, who loved wild places in the U.P
Gamber-Brisky Preserve can be access from Holli Blue Road in Champion, MI. From US HWY 41/M-28, turn south onto County Rd AKE, the entrance to Van Riper State Park. The road will turn into Holli Blue Rd. Follow for approximately 5.1 miles to arrive at the preserve parking area and trial head entrance.
Gamber-Brisky is open for passive recreation during daylight hours. No motors or bikes, please! Do not dump or remove any natural or manmade features. The Preserve is a sensitive habitat and trails have been chosen to minimize human impact. Please stay on marked trails.