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Sleeping Bear Trail

Address: Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Glen Arbor
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Rockford, Michigan
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125 reviews 125 reviews
39 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Whether you want to hike a wooded, sandy, open field, hilly, flat, watery trail, this place has it. We hiked the Aligator Hill Trail. Fantastic trail for all levels. Beautiful wooded trail that gives you a unbelievable view of Lake Michigan.

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Encinitas, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great place to visit! Took a nice long bike ride and had a lovely time! Great for families and friends alike.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Sleeping Bear heritage trail offers an awesome bike ride from Glen Arbor to the Dune Climb. It also has the uncanny ability to be down-hill both ways.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is new paved bike trail that stays almost completely away from the road. Wanders past the Dunes..Up and down hills. Lots of people but not crowded.beautifully designed and executed. Lots of rental bike places. Apparently it is groomed for winter sports.

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London, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a gem! Excellent hiking, beautiful landscape. Access to the trail directly from the Homestead resort.

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Madison, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Wonderful hike. Never saw another person except on the beach. Great views of L. Michigan and dunes plus access to beach.

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Beautiful connecting bike ride between Sleeping Bear Dunes and Glen Arbor. The percent grade of the trail was no problem, only small up and downs and only 5 or so miles!

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Reston VA
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134 reviews 134 reviews
42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive has some great overlooks----especially just before sunset! Not to be missed.

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South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Long hot sandy walk, but worth it! If you know the legend, better, amazing views. Had know idea we were up that high, only try the dune if you are in very good shape, or have wings....

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Mannheim, Germany
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Sleeping bear dunes are impressive, didnt look as big as they are when you start climb up the sand. Looks like they never end, great views along the the lake opposite the dunes, huge parking are, BBQ area, all there you need. Nice day out. Carry lots of water, unbelivable exhausting, especially if the sun is up. A must see... More 

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