Hike the Sleeping Bear Point Trail

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Amazing 2.8 mile hike through sand dunes with native grasses and view of Lake Michigan. 

The Sleeping Bear Point Trail is a 2.8 mile loop through the sand dunes with amazing views of Lake Michigan and South Manitou Island. There is a 0.5 mile spur hike from the trailhead to the Lake Michigan beach. It is less strenuous than the hike from the Dune Climb to Lake Michigan.   

Pack List

  • Lots of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

2.8 Miles

Features:

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Lake
Scenic

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