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Distance

8 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Moderate

Δ Elevation (FT)

~350 (+)

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

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Sleeping Bear Dunes Bay View Trail

Michigan

  • Hiking the Bay View Trail in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Lookout Point from the Bay View Trail in Sleep Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Miller Barn from the Bay View Trail in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Werner Family Cemetery seen hiking the Bay View Trail in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Notes

Sleeping Bear Dunes Bay View Trail is a moderate hike in Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore in Michigan. This 8-mile trail is divided into loops and can be cut short for those not looking for as long of a hike. The trail features panoramic views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding countryside and is especially nice in the spring when wildflowers are blooming. This trail passes by some historic structures and a cemetery.

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

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