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I’ve always wanted to visit this park and finally had the opportunity. Make sure you take the Stocking scenic drive for the best experience. We walked the Cottonwood trail, climbed the dunes, and were in awe at the scenic Lake Michigan overlook. Great park -...More
Park is beautiful. We drove from Traverse city, and drove on Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive (It was nice and green in summer and it's probably breathtaking during the foliage season). There were stopover points with signs and explanations. Views are amazing. We took the trail...More
I don’t recommend going on a windy day because it is REALLY windy on the dunes, but it is absolutely gorgeous. Amazing views of Lake Michigan. Fall colors in full glory. It was an amazing place to stop and see on the way to Traverse...More
We went with a group of people to traverse city and all were excited to visit this place. After traveling 1hour from the city we reached here. While reaching we have seen many attractions and we ate our lunch in the woods. That was an...More
My wife and I spent a long weekend in Traverse City and took a morning to drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes. I visited here several times as a child, and it's still just as beautiful. Amazing views from above the lake. Good idea to come...More
We are National Parks enthusiasts and we found NW Michigan very pretty and quite enjoyable. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore is very neat. The found the surrounding countryside of neat small towns and villages a quaint surprise. The Park visitor’s center is open year round.
We went out to hike the big sand dune. My GPS had a hard time finding the place and took out down some unpaved roads. The guides were very helpful. Parking at the dune was easy and felt safe. The dune was busy but did...More
Sleeping Bear Dunes has always been on my list. An easy drive up from where we stay in southern Michigan. Bigger than I even imagined and gorgeous. Take the time to hike some trails and see the many views in this area.