Hike to Big Glen Lookout

Alligator Hill Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by Alex Harrison

This scenic hike takes you through beautiful pines and overlooks Big Glen Lake and Lake Michigan. 

Start at the Alligator Hill trail head and make your way up the hill for roughly .1 of a mile until you hit a marker. Turn left at the sign and keep on the trail for another 1.3 miles. You will hit a scenic lookout called Islands Lookout which you can stop and get pictures at. From there you will keep going up the hill for another 1/2 mile and you will reach Glen Lake Lookout.  

Distance

4.4 Miles RT

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Scenic

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Traverse City KOA

Buckley, Michigan

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Ludington East / Pere Marquette River KOA

Township of Branch, Michigan

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