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gem Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(8) Beulah, MI

Runs in Northern Michigan - 5

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Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Dunes Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 454 ft Ascent 138.29 m Ascent

(9) Beulah, MI
Favorite The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Easy/Intermediate

Northern Loop

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Loop • 649 ft Ascent 197.92 m Ascent

(4) Leland, MI
Favorite 1st bridge
Easy/Intermediate

Marl Lake Trail System

5.0 mi 8.1 km • Loop • 268 ft Ascent 81.68 m Ascent

(2) Roscommon, MI
Favorite Sunset fishing on Byron Lake as seen from camp.
Intermediate

Hoist Lakes Area

12.3 mi 19.7 km • Loop • 746 ft Ascent 227.24 m Ascent

(2) Glennie, MI
Favorite View off the boardwalk
Intermediate

Shingle Mill Pathway Loop

6.8 mi 11.0 km • Loop • 146 ft Ascent 44.45 m Ascent

(1) Gaylord, MI

Trails in Northern Michigan - 327

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12.0 mi 19.3 km #1Mansitee River Trail
Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate
12.0 mi 19.3 km Manton, MI 46 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #2Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Leland, MI
17.5 mi 28.1 km #3Leelanau Trail
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
17.5 mi 28.1 km Leland, MI
3.6 mi 5.8 km #4Catamount Trail
Difficult
Manistee, MI
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Manistee, MI
8.3 mi 13.4 km #5State Highway M-185 (Lake Shore Boulevard)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
8.3 mi 13.4 km Saint Ignace, MI
6.9 mi 11.1 km #6Jordan Valley Pathway
Easy/Intermediate
Mancelona, MI
Easy/Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Mancelona, MI
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7Sky Pilot Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Manistee, MI
4.2 mi 6.8 km #8Loop 2
Easy/Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Easy/Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Indian River, MI
3.8 mi 6.1 km #9Loop 1
Easy/Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Easy/Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.1 km Indian River, MI
16.3 mi 26.3 km #10Classic Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Leland, MI
Easy/Intermediate
16.3 mi 26.3 km Leland, MI
232.0 mi 373.4 km #11NCT: MI Segment 4 - Northwest Lower Michigan
Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Intermediate
232.0 mi 373.4 km Saint Ignace, MI
2.0 mi 3.3 km #12Orchard Beach State Park Hiking Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Manistee, MI
2.0 mi 3.2 km #13Loop A (Green Trail)
Intermediate
Roscommon, MI
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Roscommon, MI
1.7 mi 2.7 km #14M9-4
Intermediate
Ludington, MI
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Ludington, MI
141.6 mi 227.8 km #15NCT: MI Segment 5 - Manistee National Forest
Easy/Intermediate
Manton, MI
Easy/Intermediate
141.6 mi 227.8 km Manton, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #16Green Point Dunes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Frankfort, MI
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Frankfort, MI
6.4 mi 10.3 km #17Highbanks Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sand Lake, MI
Easy/Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.3 km Sand Lake, MI
1.5 mi 2.4 km #18Nordhouse Dunes Beach M9-1
Intermediate
Ludington, MI
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Ludington, MI
1.2 mi 1.9 km #19Old Growth Forest Trail
Easy
Grayling, MI
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Grayling, MI
3.0 mi 4.9 km #20Boardman Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Traverse City, MI
Easy/Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Traverse City, MI

Photos of Northern Michigan - 53

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The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Great sunset on the beach!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Bluffs along the Manistee River Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Cadillac, MI
Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Aug 12, 2016 near Beulah, MI
Catching the sunrise on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan.
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
The view from along the MRT on a gloomy but still wonderful day.
Oct 31, 2016 near Manton, MI
Sunset on the bluff
Jul 16, 2018 near Leland, MI

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