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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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50 mi 80 km of trail 2 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Gems in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - 1

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

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(10) Beulah, MI

Recommended Routes in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - 2

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

Dunes Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km 454' Up 138.29 m Up 453' Down 138 m Down

Beulah, MI
Favorite The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Intermediate

Northern Loop

14.2 mi 22.9 km 649' Up 197.92 m Up 649' Down 197.86 m Down

Leland, MI

Trails in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - 8

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1.1 mi 1.7 km #1Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
Leland, MI
16.3 mi 26.3 km #2Classic Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
Leland, MI
3.4 mi 5.5 km #3Maleski Homestead Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
Leland, MI
0.1 mi 0.2 km #4Swenson's Barn Trail
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
Leland, MI
22.1 mi 35.5 km #5Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Beulah, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Beulah, MI
4.0 mi 6.5 km #6Cross-Island Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
Leland, MI
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Campground Connector
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
Leland, MI
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Leland, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Leland, MI

Photos of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - 19

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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
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
Sunset on the bluff
Jul 16, 2018 near Leland, MI
The beach at the end of the trail is sandy and seemingly endless. Very easy to get your own private section.
Aug 12, 2016 near Beulah, MI
Sleeping Bear Dunes Michigan, Ridge Trail Lookout.
Mar 2, 2018 near Leland, MI