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Accessible trails to hike through natural areas
Village of Empire Lake Michigan Beach Park
North Manitou Island is managed as wilderness with the exception of a 27 acre area around the Village. Visiting the island is a primitive experience emphasizing solitude, a feeling of self-reliance and a sense of exploration.
Historic Farmstead within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Historic Site and Park
Natural Area
Leelanau Conservancy's Largest and Most Diverse Natural Area
Activities: Benches, Birding, Challenging terrain, uphill climbs, Guided Tours, Hiking, Lake frontage, Viewing Platform or Overlook, Wildflowers
Sledding, Cross Country Skiing and Nature Trails
South Manitou Island is part of an island chain that extends north to the Straits of Mackinac.
Passive Recreational Activities Park
Auto Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes and Environs
Total of 9 miles of trails divided into several loops
8 miles of hilly hiking and cross country ski trails divided into loops.
1.4 mile Sleeping Bear Dune hiking trail off of Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Stop #4
A strenuous 3.5 mile round trip hike up steep and rugged dunes.
Mostly flat hiking trail through woods and low dunes.
Trail to the top of Pyramid Point high above Lake Michigan with a great view of the North Manitou Passage and island.
Cross Country Ski and Snowshoeing Trail network
Steep Hilly Hiking and Cross Country Ski Trail up Shauger Hill
15.5 mile Biking and Hiking Trail from Traverse City to Suttons Bay
Hiking Trail with some steep hilly sections.
Entry to the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail at the Dune Climb
Entry to the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail at the Forest Haven Drive
SBHT Trail head for Crystal River Kayak Launch parking lot to Port Oneida Rd and M22
Trailhead for the Empire to Dune Climb Segment of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
SBHT Trail head for Glen Haven to Glen Arbor or Glen Haven to Dune Climb segments of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Trail Head for the S. Port Oneida Rd to Crystal River Kayak Launch Segment of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Trailhead with Parking for the Leelanau Trail
Trailhead with Parking for the Leelanau Trail
Trailhead with Parking for the Leelanau Trail
 
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