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The Best Hiking in Free Soil

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Top hiking spots in and near Free Soil

  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Camp in the Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness

    4.6
    The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area is located south of Manistee along an extremely isolated shoreline. Most hikers prefer to camp two nights along the shores of Lake Michigan, but some choose to call the dunes home for weeks at a time. This is an area of backwoods camping, where sites can be est...
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Nordhouse Dunes Extended Backpacking Loop

    14.26 mi / 781 ft gain
    Nordhouse Dunes Extended Backpacking Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Logging Trail

    2.66 mi / 203 ft gain
    Logging Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Lost Lake and Lighthouse Trail

    4.9 mi / 299 ft gain
    Lost Lake and Lighthouse Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Free Soil, Michigan.
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Hike Island Trail

    4 mi
    Start at the Hamlin Beach House and make your way down the dirt path until you hit marker #12. Take a right and the trail will become a boardwalk for roughly 3/4 of a mile until you hit marker #10. Continue on from there for another 3/4 of a mile until you hit the trail shelter where you can rela...
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Lost Lake and Island Loop Trail

    1.91 mi / 141 ft gain
    Lost Lake and Island Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Ridge Trail, Island Trail, and Lost Lake Trail Loop

    5.9 mi / 548 ft gain
    Ridge Trail, Island Trail, and Lost Lake Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Ludington, Michigan

    Sable River and Skyline Trail Loop

    1.5 mi / 138 ft gain
    Sable River and Skyline Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Free Soil, Michigan

    Ludington Lighthouse Trail

    5 mi / 325 ft gain
    Ludington Lighthouse Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Ludington, Michigan.
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  • Ludington, Michigan

    Hike to Big Sable Point Lighthouse

    4.7
    3.6 mi
    Big Sable Point Lighthouse is perhaps one of the most scenic locations in Michigan. A 3.6 mile round trip hike along the Lake Michigan shoreline will bring you to the destination, which is nestled among sprawling sand dunes. Each evening, it offers a stunning sunset along the sandy beaches.A shor...
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  • Manistee, Michigan

    Orchard Beach State Park Loop

    1.94 mi / 131 ft gain
    Orchard Beach State Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manistee, Michigan.
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  • Manistee, Michigan

    Jack Fern Trail

    0.77 mi / 125 ft gain
    Jack Fern Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manistee, Michigan.
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  • Township of Branch, Michigan

    North Country Trail: US 10 to County Line

    25.94 mi / 1198 ft gain
    North Country Trail: US 10 to County Line is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Branch, Michigan.
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  • Township of Branch, Michigan

    Bowman Lake Trail

    1.07 mi / 108 ft gain
    Bowman Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baldwin, Michigan.
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  • Irons, Michigan

    Pine Valleys Pathway Middle Loop

    4.24 mi / 266 ft gain
    Pine Valleys Pathway Middle Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Luther, Michigan.
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  • Harrietta, Michigan

    North Country Trail: Manistee River Section

    19.55 mi / 2621 ft gain
    North Country Trail: Manistee River Section is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Harrietta, Michigan.
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