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1,948 mi 3,136 km of trail 5 Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 202 Trails Intermediate Trails 117 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

Gems in Northern Michigan - 1

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gem Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(9) Beulah, MI

Hikes in Northern Michigan - 5

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Favorite Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Difficult

Dunes Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 454 ft Ascent 138.29 m Ascent

(9) Beulah, MI
Favorite The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Intermediate

Northern Loop

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Loop • 649 ft Ascent 197.92 m Ascent

(4) Leland, MI
Favorite 1st bridge
Easy/Intermediate

Marl Lake Trail System

5.0 mi 8.1 km • Loop • 268 ft Ascent 81.68 m Ascent

(2) Roscommon, MI
Favorite Sunset fishing on Byron Lake as seen from camp.
Intermediate

Hoist Lakes Area

12.3 mi 19.7 km • Loop • 746 ft Ascent 227.24 m Ascent

(2) Glennie, MI
Favorite View off the boardwalk
Intermediate

Shingle Mill Pathway Loop

6.8 mi 11.0 km • Loop • 146 ft Ascent 44.45 m Ascent

(1) Gaylord, MI

Trails in Northern Michigan - 327

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12.0 mi 19.3 km #1Mansitee River Trail
Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate
12.0 mi 19.3 km Manton, MI 47 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #2Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Leland, MI
17.5 mi 28.1 km #3Leelanau Trail
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
17.5 mi 28.1 km Leland, MI
3.6 mi 5.8 km #4Catamount Trail
Difficult
Manistee, MI
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Manistee, MI
8.3 mi 13.4 km #5State Highway M-185 (Lake Shore Boulevard)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
8.3 mi 13.4 km Saint Ignace, MI
6.9 mi 11.1 km #6Jordan Valley Pathway
Intermediate
Mancelona, MI
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Mancelona, MI
8.2 mi 13.2 km #7Hoist Lake Trail South
Intermediate
Glennie, MI
Intermediate
8.2 mi 13.2 km Glennie, MI
2.5 mi 4.1 km #8Lost Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Traverse City, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Traverse City, MI
4.2 mi 6.8 km #9Loop 2
Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Indian River, MI
1.8 mi 2.9 km #10Sky Pilot Trail
Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Manistee, MI
3.8 mi 6.1 km #11Loop 1
Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.1 km Indian River, MI
16.3 mi 26.3 km #12Classic Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
16.3 mi 26.3 km Leland, MI
232.0 mi 373.4 km #13NCT: MI Segment 4 - Northwest Lower Michigan
Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Intermediate
232.0 mi 373.4 km Saint Ignace, MI
2.0 mi 3.3 km #14Orchard Beach State Park Hiking Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Manistee, MI
2.0 mi 3.2 km #15Loop A (Green Trail)
Intermediate
Roscommon, MI
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Roscommon, MI
1.7 mi 2.7 km #16M9-4
Intermediate/Difficult
Ludington, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Ludington, MI
141.6 mi 227.8 km #17NCT: MI Segment 5 - Manistee National Forest
Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate
141.6 mi 227.8 km Manton, MI
6.4 mi 10.3 km #18Highbanks Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sand Lake, MI
Easy/Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.3 km Sand Lake, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #19Green Point Dunes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Frankfort, MI
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Frankfort, MI
1.5 mi 2.4 km #20Nordhouse Dunes Beach M9-1
Intermediate
Ludington, MI
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Ludington, MI

Photos of Northern Michigan - 53

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The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Great sunset on the beach!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Bluffs along the Manistee River Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Cadillac, MI
Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Aug 12, 2016 near Beulah, MI
Backpacking on North Manitou Island.
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Catching the sunrise on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan.
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
The view from along the MRT on a gloomy but still wonderful day.
Oct 31, 2016 near Manton, MI