Yankee Springs-Sassafras Nature Trail

Yankee Springs-Chief Noonday Trail

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Address: Yankee Springs State Recreation Area 2104 S Briggs Rd. Middleville, MI 49333
Countie(s) trail is located in: Barry
Trail Type(s): Camping <> Cross Country Skiing <> Hiking

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The Chief Noonday Trail is a popular destination for hikers and bikers alike, located within the Yankee Springs Recreation Area in Barry County, Michigan. This 4.2-mile trail takes visitors through scenic forests and rolling hills, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

The trail is well-marked and maintained, making it accessible to hikers and bikers of all skill levels. For hikers, the trail offers a moderate challenge, with some uphill climbs and rocky terrain. Mountain bikers will enjoy the more technical aspects of the trail, with plenty of twists and turns to keep things interesting.

In addition to the natural beauty of the trail, visitors can also learn about the history of the area through interpretive signs along the way. The trail is named after Chief Noonday, a prominent Native American leader who lived in the area in the early 19th century.

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely hike or an exciting mountain bike ride, the Chief Noonday Trail is a must-visit destination in Barry County, Michigan. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning views along the way!

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References and More Info:

  • Compass Latitude: 42°36’51.8″N
  • Compass Longitude: 85°29’19.5″W
  • Numeric Latitude: 42.614381
  • Numeric Longitude: ‘-85.488739
  • Elevation in Feet:
  • Elevation in Meters:
  • Trail Measurement: 4.2 Miles


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