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Arcadia Dunes CS Mott Nature Preserve

M22 Highway, Arcadia, MI
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Pleasant walk to a gorgeous view.

Agree with others- this is a nice walk through the woods with stairs and a short dune walk that... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
via mobile
Let the kids burn off energy

Pack a bottle of water and head out to the little known dunes south of Sleeping Bear...what a great... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Judy C
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hiking, biking, backpacking, snowshoeing, x-country skiing
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Agree with others- this is a nice walk through the woods with stairs and a short dune walk that opens on to an impressive view. You can then decide to do some steep climbs or gentle rolling sand walk along the bluff.

1  Thank Kmaster109
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Pack a bottle of water and head out to the little known dunes south of Sleeping Bear...what a great hike! It is not difficult, but you will get a workout and see Lake Michigan and the dunes from a whole new perspective. Easy access and...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

No question this a beautiful spot, but the stairs are a booger if you have knee trouble. Go on up the road and get the same vistas, much easier. There was a public restroom with water, which is great!

Thank stargazerlilly2014
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a simple hike that takes you through the woods and to a stair case to the dunes. For those that enjoy a stunning vista high above the lakeshore without having to do too much climbing, this is the perfect hike. It is never...More

Thank PleasantValley49613
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We did this hike to the dunes and about 1.5 miles past and loved it! We had three adults, and three kids (18, 13, 8). The view was beautiful and the walk was challenging but not too hard. There were a lot of ups and...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not wheelchair accessible. But an nice, easy hike, with a fantastic view of Lake Michigan at the send!

Thank Jamerz
Reviewed 2 September 2015

On our way home from the Sleeping Bear Dunes area we stopped here to hike the Baldy trail ( about 1 mi. Each way) that takes you to the top of Mt. Baldy dune. The view is breathtaking! 450 feet above the Lake Michigan shore...More

1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We have climbed Old Baldy, then known to us as The Blowout, for 75 years. It has always been worth it. As we have grown older, climbing up into the blowout itself has become more challenging. However, the GT Regional Land Conservancy has not only...More

Thank SmileyDoc
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to go to Pete's Woods Trail last week. The trail is quite over grown and almost difficult to find at times. If more people walked on it, it might be better. It is a fairly easy hike but definitely not handicap accessible or...More

Thank jjlutefisk
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Great hiking on the dunes and along the shores of lake michigan. You'll be in the woods for part of the hike, then down to the dunes and the lakeshore.

Thank calamiti
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