A National Historic Landmark Est. 1875

A Chautauqua on Lake Michigan

Maps for Getting to and Enjoying Bay View

This page contains maps that will help you get to Bay View and enjoy the Association once you arrive. Scroll down for a locator map, a map of the Association grounds, and a map of the Bay View Woods, including interpretive trails.

Locator Map

Bay View is located in the northwest corner of Michigan's Lower Peninsula just outside Petoskey. From the north, follow U.S. 31 south; from the south, follow U.S. 131 to Petoskey, then take U.S. 31 north through Petoskey to Bay View.

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Association Grounds

The Bay View Association grounds are home to 30 public buildings, two inns and nearly 450 Victorian-style cottages.

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Bay View Woods

The Bay View Board of Trustees decided in 1880 to reserve an area as a "natural park." Since that time, the woods have become an integral part of the Bay View experience.

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