Sleeping Bear Point Trail

Sleeping Bear Point Trail

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Address: 44.909496, -86.039523
Countie(s) trail is located in: Leelanau
Trail Type(s): Cross Country Skiing <> Hiking <> Snowshoe
Trail Measurement: 2.8 Miles
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Distance: Loop of 2.8 miles with a spur to Lake MI about 0.5 miles from the trailhead
Terrain: Rolling dunes
Vegetation: Dune grasses, shrubs, and wildflowers
Comments: 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.

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 Lake Michigan beach. It is less strenuous than the hike from the Dune Climb to Lake Michigan.

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References and More Info

  • Compass Latitude: 44°54’34.2″N
  • Compass Longitude: 86°02’22.3″W
  • Numeric Latitude: 44.909496
  • Numeric Longitude: ‘-86.039523
  • Elevation in Feet:
  • Elevation in Meters:
  • Trail Measurement: 2.8 Miles


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