Cottonwood Hiking Trail
One loop of 1.4 miles
Grasses, shrubs and wildflowers of the dunes
A self-guided brochure is available at the trailhead. It describes the plant life and geology of the dunes. Much of the trail is through loose sand and is strenuous.
Download a map in pdf format.
Dunes Hiking Trails
NPS Map 2006
View of DH Day Farm and Lake MI from the Cottonwood trail
Kerry Kelly 2006
The Cottonwood trail takes you through the perched dunes above the Dune Climb and provides access to a variety of dune plants and wildflowers.
Photos from the Cottonwood Trail
Last Updated: 04/18/2015