The Best Backpacking in Shingleton

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Top backpacking spots in and near Shingleton

  • Munising, Michigan

    Backpack Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

    5.0
    43 mi / 500 ft gain
    The time of the year is one of the most important factors of this trip. DO NOT under any circumstances plan this trip for a time during mid June - mid August. The black flies at this time of the year are more than a nuisance. They are seemingly resistant to even 100% DEET, and can bite through cl...
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  • Shingleton, Michigan

    Hike Superior's Pictured Rocks Shore to Au Sable Lighthouse

    3.0
    26 mi
    This trip works best with two cars where the first is dropped off at the Twelvemile Beach Parking Lot), and carpooled over to the Miner's Castle Parking Lot. Both lots can be easily found in the Pictured Rocks National Seashore Map, or on Google Maps.Start your day at Miner's Castle by checking o...
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  • Munising, Michigan

    Backpack at Grand Island

    21.2 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Located in Munising, MI, Grand Island National Recreation Area is a part of the Hiawatha National Forest. While this section of the Upper Peninsula is known for Pictured Rocks National Park, many people fail to see or check out Grand Island. Secluded by ferry access, the island features 12 backpa...
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  • Shingleton, Michigan

    Backpack from Chapel Basin to Beaver Creek

    21.4 mi
    This two day (easily extended if you want more time to explore) hike offers some of the best views in all 40 miles of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The days are split up into a 8.8 mile day and a 12.6 mile day and can be done in either direction but since I did the 8.8 mile day first I will ...
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  • Munising, Michigan

    Grand Island Loop

    20.63 mi / 1309 ft gain
    Grand Island Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Munising, Michigan.
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  • Marquette, Michigan

    Hike the Iron Ore Heritage Trail: Marquette Bay

    9.4 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 48-mile, multi-use, year round trail. Activities include trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and backpacking. Given the length of the trail (and the point-to-point nature of the trail) make sure all members of your party are physically able t...
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  • Marquette, Michigan

    The Ultimate North Marquette Loop

    7.54 mi / 686 ft gain
    The Ultimate North Marquette Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Marquette, Michigan.
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