Pilgrim Haven Natural Area is located just north of Van Buren State Park. From the Kalamazoo area, travel west on M-43 until you come to the intersection with CR 380 at Jericho Corners (look for a brown Van Buren State Park sign and a green airport sign.) Turn left at the intersection and continue on CR 380 (aka 20th Ave.) for approximately 4.5 miles. Turn right (north) onto Blue Star Highway, travel a short distance, then take the left fork at the intersection with 77th Street. Again, travel a short distance, then turn left (west) onto 18th Ave. Look for event signs and the preserve entrance on the right.
Trails: One-third mile of easy trail through woods and meadows that leads to Lake Michigan overlooks and barrier-free paved access to the beach.
Parking Lot parking is available.
Carry-In boat access.
Length of access is more than 50 yards.
The sign for this site is along the road (visible from road).