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Pyramid Point Trail

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Address: Empire, MI
Activities: Hiking
Description: Loop trail rated moderate in skill level takes hikers through three...
Loop trail rated moderate in skill level takes hikers through three different environments : meadow, beach-maple forest and high bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan.
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The big fellow did eventually make it

Ok so I do have some weigh to loose. With a bit of huffing and puffing we did eventually make it. The view was something that Michigan just does not get enough press about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Grand Rapids MIchigan
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Grand Rapids MIchigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ok so I do have some weigh to loose. With a bit of huffing and puffing we did eventually make it. The view was something that Michigan just does not get enough press about. Absolutely beautiful breath taking views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I will never ever forget, the moment I stepped out onto the Dune and saw the beauty that lay before me - it took my breath away, the views are absolutely stunningly amazing - it is nearly the most beautiful place on Earth (but I've been to Australia and that is truly the most beautiful place on Earth) Worth the... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This trail was ok, but if you don't make it past the dune climb overlook don't be disappointed, the view is not all that much improved at this location.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I heard about this little known spot from a local during our stay. It was a brief hike to some of the most beautiful views of our life. This trail and the gorgeous view were a pleasant surprise after the more popular scenic trail experience. Definetly away from the crowds but equally beautiful. If i had it... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Pyramid point is my favorite place in the whole world. I only take the trail up to the top, to enjoy the peaceful view. Every summer I Bring friends up there, and we share wine and snacks, and just enjoy the fabulous views

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Navarre, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Short hike to one of the best views of Lake Michigan. Can't believe this gem is In the United States.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nice little drive thru historic rural farms, a short hike up to one of the most beautiful views of the dunes and Lake Michigan. Not crowded either.

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Decided to take my girlfriend on a Sunday morning hike with a secret plan set for the top. We took the long way around the trail that was about 2.5 miles. The trail itself is mostly woodsy, however once you get to the overlook (can skip the hike and it's about .6 miles from the parking area), it is absolutely... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We used to come here quite often in High School and I was pleasantly surprised it hasn't 'fallen into Lake MI' as I had heard... The edge has lost a few feet, but still as beautiful as ever! When the masses are headed to The Dune Climb, just take the trails off to your right and find the large Dune... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You have to drive a good way out from Empire to get to Pyramid Point, and the turnoff is not clearly marked. The trail is uphill but not too strenuous. The view from the top is great! It is not as crowded as some of the other dunes.

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Address: Empire, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Empire

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