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Gems in Northern Michigan - 1

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

Sleeping Bear Dunes

(10) Beulah, MI

Recommended Routes in Northern Michigan - 6

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

Dunes Trail

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

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 649' Up 197.92 m Up 649' Down 197.86 m Down

Leland, MI
Favorite 1st bridge
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
Favorite View off the boardwalk
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
Favorite South Hoist Lake site, on bluff overlooking lake.
Intermediate

Hoist Lakes Area

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

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

Northern Michigan Hiking

  • 2,092 Miles 3,366 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 195 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 111 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 12 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern Michigan - 311

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12.0 mi 19.3 km #1Mansitee River Trail
Intermediate
Manton, MI
Intermediate
Manton, MI 50 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #2Scenic Bluff Trail
Intermediate
Leland, MI
Intermediate
Leland, MI
223.8 mi 360.2 km #3Michigan Shore-to-Shore Trail
Intermediate
Au Sable, MI
Intermediate
Au Sable, MI
17.5 mi 28.1 km #4Leelanau Trail
Easy
Leland, MI
Easy
Leland, MI
3.6 mi 5.8 km #5Catamount Trail
Difficult
Manistee, MI
Difficult
Manistee, MI
9.2 mi 14.8 km #6Mason Tract Pathway
Intermediate
Roscommon, MI
Intermediate
Roscommon, MI
8.2 mi 13.2 km #7Hoist Lake Trail South
Intermediate
Glennie, MI
Intermediate
Glennie, MI
2.5 mi 4.1 km #8Lost Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Traverse City, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Traverse City, MI
4.2 mi 6.8 km #9Loop 2
Intermediate
Indian River, MI
Intermediate
Indian River, MI
1.8 mi 2.9 km #10Sky Pilot Trail
Intermediate
Manistee, MI
Intermediate
Manistee, MI

Photos of Northern Michigan - 76

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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
Sunrise over the Manistee River on Labor Day Weekend 2020
Nov 16, 2020 near Manton, MI
Wide shot from the highest point after the dune climb.
Aug 12, 2016 near Beulah, MI
Fall colors on the Mason Tract Pathway
Sep 27, 2020 near Roscommon, MI
Backpacking on North Manitou Island.
Aug 25, 2016 near Leland, MI