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Address: Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Unbelievable views , worthwhile to get out of your car and do some walking. Also highly recommend the Dune climb nearby if you are prepared for a workout.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable views , worthwhile to get out of your car and do some walking. Also highly recommend the Dune climb nearby if you are prepared for a workout.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We were really lucky that we saw this at the height of the Fall colors. Wonderful area to take in what Michigan has to offer. It's majestic and yet serene. The nice thing about late October is that it wasn't too crowded. The trails while challenging were really nice in the sense that they were also informative. They told about... More 

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Ada MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Breathtaking views of spectacular sand dunes. Now there are views of fallen trees from August, 2015 storm - awesome devastation. Good for bikes, walking, running.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

From Glen Arbor, we rode our bikes south on this trail about 10 miles round trip on September 4, 2015. We rode past the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes - beautiful views. This bike trail was relatively easy and paved or asphalt. There were walkers, joggers and other bikers. We biked this on a sunny day and took bottles of water... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Beautiful bike trail, offers views of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore that can't be seen from a car. Very quiet and peaceful, at least in September. Riding through some of the forest which was very hard hit by the August storm was kind of sad. The forest devastation was terrible, I can't imagine what California is going through with all... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

National Park systems at its best! The trail can be accessed by car or bike. The scenic views are breath taking and the viewing platforms are accessible for just about all abilities. Walking the sand dunes are more strenuous. We watched several wind surfers fly along the dunes and shore line. If you are in the area don't miss this... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Part of the national park system, Sleeping Bear Trail is a paved trail that extends for miles that cyclists can enjoy. Outside of the dune area, which is a bit congested, there was smooth sailing for miles, taking you through a few small towns en route to the beach.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail currently runs from Empire to Port Oneida. The wide paved trail is 10-15 miles of cycling bliss, taking riders through woods and past sand dunes without cars. If you want to see what a disaster (tornado, hurricane or straight line winds) looks like, the section between Glen Harbor and Glen Haven demonstrates the havoc wrought... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

amazing!!! but we almost died... take water and take your time.... not sure if anywhere around there said it was 2 miles from the parking lot, but my kids ran excitedly and we followed!!! After 2 hours and 4 miles total... we are now ready for survivor!

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Well worth your time! Whether you want to walk the dunes, bike or go for a hike...you can do it here.

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