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Distance

14.7 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Difficult

Δ Elevation (FT)

Minimal

USGS Quad Map(s):  Sleeping Bear Dunes Topo Map

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Platte Plains Trail (SBDNL)

Michigan

  • Otter Lake in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan.
  • Hiking along the Platte Plains Trail in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan.
  • Otter Creek in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan.

Activities & Features



Notes

The Platte Plains trail system has about 15 miles of trails cover several loops. The trails meander through the maple-beech and pine forest. Along the way hikers can expect access to Otter Creek, Otter Lake, Bass Lake and there are also several access points to Lake Michigan. Keep an eye peeled for an incredible array of wildlife along the these trails. In the winter these loops make for great cross country skiing or snowshoeing.

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

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