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Address: Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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these dunes are not what my husband and i expected. we had heard about them all our lives, but quickly realized that we never knew anything. this is a mile and a half trail in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Oxford, Michigan
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Oxford, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

these dunes are not what my husband and i expected. we had heard about them all our lives, but quickly realized that we never knew anything. this is a mile and a half trail in thick sand that elevates up and down. it takes a mile and a half to get to the water and some descent views. I would... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great paved trails through beautiful wooded area to the dunes for climbing and great views of the area.

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bham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

You MUST see this place while in the area! My sons and I braved the long trek to Lake Michigan and, as exhausted as we were, this was the fondest memory of our entire RV trip from Alabama to Michigan. Take a water bottle and take your time to enjoy it. The views are breathtaking!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Loved the Dunes, make you take your nitroglycerine before. It's quite a stress test. Great photo op.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

You must not miss this amazing spot. Great hiking and incredibly beautiful. Truly a one of a kind place.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice, easy hike out to the lakeshore. Some uphill climbing on sand, but it wasn't too difficult. The lakeshore was rocky and we did manage to find a few small Petosky stones. If you want an easy hike, this is it.

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Cary, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The Sleeping Bear Dunes are unlike any place I've visited. The views of the wildflower studded dunes in front of the backdrop of Lake Michigan is breathtaking. The area is clean, well maintained, and a prime example of Michigan beauty.

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BOURBONNAIS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Every time we are in the area we drive the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. It is truly the most naturally beautiful place ever.

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Wyoming, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful bike trail. My husband and I went from the scenic road into Glen Arbor. Watch out for some of those hills!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

too many people go there now since it is the best place in America, but us Michiganders welcome you all.

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