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Address: Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Nice sandy trail to the lakeshore

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have been so many times as a child and loved running up and down the dunes. We hiked to the lake for lunch as well, and even as a small child the views were always breath taking. I brought my husband to experience and re-experience the phenomenon of sleeping bear dunes. It was magical. We even ran down like... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Amazing place ....loved the old village. The general store and blacksmith shop were fun! The scenic overlooks are beyond fantastic. I try to get up here every couple of years for a visit!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The drive is spectacular and one is awestruck by the dunes. It would be a shame to go to the area and no see Sleeping Bear Dunes.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We went with a bunch of married couples/friends. The weather was amazing and it was really sunny. We didn't really take the trails, but we did go down the largest dune. Going down the dunes was really scary because the dunes are incredibly steep. It literally feels like you can flop forward and tumble into the water - but you... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We came hear with our ten year old daughter. It was a hard hike but we had so much fun! Temps dropped about 20 degrees by the water & it became foggy, which felt great after an hour hiking in the hot sand & sun. Everyone was friendly & the views & scenery are breathtaking. Our ten year old made... More 

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Address: Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor

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