• Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    2 Miles

Beach
Lake
Scenic

Hike to great views of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Shoreline from the bluffs above Lake Michigan.

This moderately hilly boardwalk hike takes you to scenic viewpoints above Lake Michigan. The Sleeping Bear Dunes do not fail to impress, particularly at sunset.

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Super easy and short hike with a great view at the end. There is a parking lot and an outhouse, although both can be quite crowded during the summer.

7 months ago
7 months ago

One of my favorite Michigan hikes during the fall! The colors are brilliant and the view from the lookout it breathtaking.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Shalee Blackmer Explorer

I have my heart in Michigan and my mind around the world. Adventurer, travel blogger and outdoor enthusiast. You'll probably find me in the woods.

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