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Sleeping Bear Trail

Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Glen Arbor
Type: Hiking Trails
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Midland, Michigan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

walking the trail at sleeping bear is more than fun. the total experience is spectacular. the view and the surroundings are beautiful. i highly recommend taking the time to see the trail and visit the dune climb.

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ohio
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129 reviews 129 reviews
44 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We rented bikes in Glen Arbor and biked the whole trail. Nice to bike on a hot day - breeze through the woods, pass through Glen Haven, end up at the Dune Climb. Liked not having to drive ! Looking forward to when they extend it to Port Oneida.

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This part of Michigan is as nice as anywhere in the U.S. and we have been to all 50 states. This area in the northwest lower peninsula has a spectacular coastline and beautiful terrain. There are many great hiking trails in the area and you cannot go wrong. Make sure you get down to the lakeshore and hike some if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The State is eventually going to extend the Sleeping Bear trail and bike path all the way into Glen Arbor. It is about as wide as a 1 lane road. It is fun to walk, many people ride bikes which can get a bit crazy if they are going fast but everyone seems to be going slower to take in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We visited in mid-September an it was great weather for a hike. It was a bit windy, but the views were spectacular.

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Keego Harbor, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Be sure you explore more than the obvious. Go down any road that heads to the Lake. The sunsets are unforgettable. Walk the beach the sand is like sugar and the water is clear and shades of blue.

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Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Truly a must and one that you will never forget. Plan to wear to good shoes to walk on the sand and off the paths. The road throughout the park gives an excellent narration of the highlights to see.

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Salmon Arm
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121 reviews 121 reviews
29 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We've been coming to the Dunes for 50 years, and it is nothing short of shocking to see the current waves of tourists who have just been alerted to its beautiful beaches and sweeping dunescapes. The good news is most of the folks gawking from car-accessible lookouts don't walk much; take off on one of the dozen easy strolls through... More

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USA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

it is a tough climb up the dunes. but the views are quite impressive. worth the effort. they should warn you how long is the trail.

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waikoloa, hawaii
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

If you are in reasonable shape you will love this sand dune adventure. As you climb the mountain of sand the views become more beautiful and inspiring. Bring sunscreen. My wife is a constant water drinker and needed water to complete the hike (some friendly hikers on the way backed shared their aqua with her). It's worth the trip and... More

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