Old Indian Trail (SBDNL)

  • Sweat Bee (Augochloropsis metallica) on a wildflower in Sleeping Dunes National Lakeshore.


Dogs Yes


Fall Foliage

5 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Old Indian Trail is a moderate kid friendly hike in Sleeping Bear Dunes that offers wonderful views of Lake Michigan. This trail is composed of two different loops about 2.5 miles long each. For those wanting a shorter hike, simply do one or the other. Regardless hikers can expect splendid scenery.


This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friend must be on leash.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore 9922 Front Street Empire, MI 49630

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