French Creek Preserve, follow the Sign heading south on Old Crystal Bay Road from Highway 12, is located just before North Shore Drive on the left.
French Creek Preserve encompasses a seven acre pond and four acre restored prairie which are the cornerstone of a large wetland complex. The wetlands complex ultimately drains to Crystal Bay in Lake Minnetonka and is home to many land and water species. The restored prairie was planted in the fall of 1993. Two blinds have been constructed for convenient viewing. Please try not to be obstructive and do not disturb nesting birds.
Information above is from the Orono Parks website.