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Beach House Blowout is an incredible example of the power of the wind. A blowout occurs when the wind moves sand inland faster than marram grass and other vegetation can stabilize the dune. Trail 9 hugs the back of the blowout along a narrow sand ridge high above Lake Michigan. The views are incredible.

Short Hike: From the Nature Center parking lot, the blowout can be reached via Trail 9. The hike directly to the blowout is a little under a mile. It is recommended to do the entire 3.6 mile trail to get the full experience.

Family Friendly: Kids will love the scramble up the blowout and the incredible views of the lake.

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Rafi Wilkinson

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Aug 22, 2020
Kathryn Francis
Saw during hike with B - Cowles Bog.
Jul 11, 2020
Jon Konel
With Luisa
May 26, 2020
McKenna Conforti
Jan 8, 2020
Tom Herr
Along Trail 9 along Lake Michigan.
Jul 6, 2019
Megan W
Apr 21, 2019
Daryl Monfils
Aug 1, 2018
Erin Rasmussen Ollis
Omg amazing... the hike here almost killed us but so worth it ... beautiful beach and no one here
Jun 3, 2018
Melissa Ann

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