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Address: Grand Marais, MI

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Gorgeous...

This is a simple stop, and worth every second it takes to get there. Nothing fancy. Just a view that rivals the Caribbean. Hard to remember you are in the little old UP of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Lisa H
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Saginaw, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a simple stop, and worth every second it takes to get there. Nothing fancy. Just a view that rivals the Caribbean. Hard to remember you are in the little old UP of Michigan when standing in the sand here looking down on the most beautiful water... Just go.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a really great site. The log slide is just a short (less than 5 min) walk from the parking lot. You get some beautiful views and a lot of history on logging in the area. It's definitely worth it to stop in and take a look--even if you just have half an hour. This is a very unique... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Not as crowded as sleeping bear dunes with the same type of views. Do not miss the waterfall nearby. Miles of beach to walk.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Short walk on elevated boardwalk. Wheelchair accessible. Stay on path. Do not climb down to lake; it is about 800 ft down the side of the sand dune. Climbing up requires great stamina. Air/boat rescue very expensive - you will be billed! Sand dunes are best in North America; been there since last ice age. Bring camera.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nice walk, beautiful impressive view. Historical photos and info. This is one of several scenic views and places to walk near Grand Marias

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Fruitport, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Was a wonderful visit. An attractive place and lots of information if you never visited before. I would go again for sure.

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West bloomfield
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The log slide overlook was very nice and filled with great history. It's amazing how much history there is in upper michigan. Beautiful view from top.

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Waterford, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Easy to find from Grand Marais, some informative displays, overlook is a beautiful spot. I wouldn't go down the dunes unless you had lots of time and energy and a good heart.

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Wayland, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The log slide is worth the stop. Great view of Lake Superior shoreline. Allow lots of time if you are going to let your kids descend the steep sandy slide. You will get dirty.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I'm just repeting myself writing all over that the view takes breath away, but it is truth in this case as well. I have visited the slide several times already, sometimes in summer sometimes in winter and everytime it is simply "WOW". I have visited this time and walk down the slide and back, it was a chelange ! but... More 

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