Yankee Springs-Sassafras Nature Trail

Yankee Springs-Long Lake 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
Trail Measurement: 5 Miles
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This trail adjoins the Sassafras Nature Trail and has a starting point from Briggs Road just north of the area headquarters. The trail enters a boardwalk crossing a beautiful bog area, continues down an old wagon road, and leads to Grave Hill. From this point, the trail leads to the Devil’s Soupbowl where it connects with the Chief Noonday Trail. The Noonday Trail leads to signs and markers for a return to the Long Lake Trail.

More Than Just Hiking

Beyond the exceptional hiking opportunities, Yankee Springs State Recreation Area offers a variety of other outdoor activities to enjoy. Anglers can cast their lines in the park’s lakes and streams, which are well-stocked with various fish species. Swimmers and sunbathers can soak up the summer sun at the designated beach areas.

For those seeking a more immersive experience, the park offers rustic cabin rentals and camping facilities, allowing visitors to truly escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature.

With its diverse trail system, stunning natural scenery, and abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, Yankee Springs-Long Lake Trail is a must-visit destination for adventurers in western Michigan. Plan your escape to this outdoor playground today!

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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:
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  • Trail Measurement: 5 Miles


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