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Scenic Drive Ski Trail

Cross Country Ski and Snowshoeing Trail network

The trail includes the Shauger Hill Hiking Trail and the unplowed Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. It offers views of Lake Michigan and the dunes. For your safety, stay back from the edge of the steep bluff. Pets on a 6' leash may be taken on the unplowed roadway section of the trail, but the Shauger Hill Trail section is a Designated X-Country Ski Trail and Pets are not allowed on this section of the trail between December 1 and March 31. Loops totaling 8 miles of trail. Sections of the trail network are rated from easy to advanced. There are several scenic overlooks off of the trail and all of these overlooks are on the sections rated as either easy or intermediate. Visit the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore website for more information.

Covered Bridge on Pierce Stocking Drive
Covered Bridge on Pierce Stocking Drive
Kerry Kelly 2008
Lake Michigan Overlook in Winter
Lake Michigan Overlook in Winter
Kerry Kelly 2008
Lake Michigan from Bluff
Lake Michigan from Bluff
Kerry Kelly 2008
  
Address:
Dune Hwy and Pierce Stocking Drive
Empire, MI 49630
GPS Coordinates:
44.8525831407086, -86.0366821289063
Hours:
Dawn to Dusk
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