Sleeping Bear Point Trail
Loop of 2.8 miles with a spur to Lake MI about 0.5 miles from the trailhead
Dune grasses, shrubs, and wildflowers
This is a shorter and less strenuous trail through the dunes than the Dune Trail that starts at the Dune Climb. This also has a spur providing access to Lake Michigan.
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NPS Map 2006
View of Lake Michigan over the dunes on the Sleeping Bear Point Trail
Kerry Kelly 2006
The Sleeping Bear Point Trail is a 2.8 mile loop through the sand dunes with great views of Lake Michigan and South Manitou Island. There is a 0.5 mile spur hike from the trailhead to the Lake Michigan beach. It is less strenuous than the hike from the Dune Climb to Lake Michigan.