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Platte Plains Trail

Empire, MI
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Empire
Description: Located in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore, this is a 15-mile network of scenic hiking and biking trails.
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Hell, Michigan
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363 reviews 363 reviews
100 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We hiked on this trail 4 years ago and took a 7 mile hike yesterday morning. We saw a pileated woodpecker along with some deer. The trail itself is excellent and the soil drains well do its not muddy. It's not as popular as some other trails but we enjoyed it. I would like to come back with our snowshoes... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We have visited Sleeping Bear Dunes a number of times, but this was our first time checking out the Plains trails, and we were very pleasantly surprised. The trails are beautiful and peaceful, looping through woodland terrain. It does not seem like these trails see much use (I'm guessing because they don't go to the beach?). I'd like to thank... More

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