This was a very unique hike with incredible views. My wife and I are rather fit and it took us about 50 minutes each way. The sand can get really hot so if you have a nice pair of sandals...like Merrill's or Keene wear them. We went barefoot and we survived but our feet bottoms and toes took a beating from the hot course sand. Also since the hike takes you to lake Michigan you may want to wear a quick dry hiking short so you can swim when you arrive. This is a really good hike but it does take a medium level of fitness to do it. It is a 3.25 mile hike.