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

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(11) Beulah, MI

Recommended Routes in Northern Michigan - 7

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

Dunes Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km 454' Up 138.29 m Up 453' Down 138 m Down

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

Northern Loop

14.2 mi 22.9 km 649' Up 197.92 m Up 649' Down 197.86 m Down

Leland, MI
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Favorite 1st bridge
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Marl Lake Trail System

5.0 mi 8.1 km 268' Up 81.68 m Up 272' Down 82.78 m Down

Roscommon, MI
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Favorite An interesting tree - with absolutely no foliage.
Intermediate Intermediate

Shingle Mill Pathway Loop

6.8 mi 11.0 km 146' Up 44.45 m Up 151' Down 45.93 m Down

Gaylord, MI
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Favorite South Hoist Lake site, on bluff overlooking lake.
Intermediate Intermediate

Hoist Lakes Area

12.3 mi 19.7 km 746' Up 227.24 m Up 746' Down 227.37 m Down

Glennie, MI
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Favorite Sweating rocks on the way up to Dead Man's Hill
Intermediate Intermediate

Jordan Valley Loop

19.0 mi 30.5 km 1,646' Up 501.83 m Up 1,654' Down 504.06 m Down

Gaylord, MI
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Northern Michigan Hiking

  • 1,951 Miles 3,140 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 343 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 134 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 12 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern Michigan - 482

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12.0 mi 19.3 km #1Manistee River Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Manton, MI 59 
17.5 mi 28.1 km #2Leelanau Trail
Easy Easy
Leland, MI
Easy Easy
Leland, MI
1.1 mi 1.7 km #3Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Leland, MI
3.4 mi 5.6 km #4Old Baldy Trails
Intermediate Intermediate
Frankfort, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Frankfort, MI
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Empire Bluff Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Beulah, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Beulah, MI
3.6 mi 5.8 km #6Catamount Trail
Difficult Difficult
Manistee, MI
Difficult Difficult
Manistee, MI
8.2 mi 13.2 km #7Hoist Lake Trail South
Intermediate Intermediate
Glennie, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Glennie, MI
1.8 mi 2.9 km #8Sky Pilot Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Manistee, MI
4.2 mi 6.8 km #9Loop 2
Intermediate Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Indian River, MI
2.0 mi 3.3 km #10Chestnut Trail Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
Frankfort, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Frankfort, MI

Photos of Northern Michigan - 104

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Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Aug 12, 2016 near Beulah, MI
Bluffs along the Manistee River Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Cadillac, MI
Great sunset on the beach!
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
The Milky Way from the shore of Lake Michigan on North Manitou Island!
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI
Sunrise over the Manistee River on Labor Day Weekend 2020
Nov 16, 2020 near Manton, MI
Betsie River Winter 2020.
Dec 29, 2020 near Beulah, MI
"The Mini Mac" wooden suspension bridge over the Manistee River.
Oct 13, 2023 near Manton, MI

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