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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Autumn 2017 Visit

Great location for hiking and the trails are well laid out, with visitor guides available as "self... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great place to visit but needs a little more

If you are looking for beautiful views and natural habitat, this is the place to go. We did our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
William R
Toledo, Ohio
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“dune climb” (16 reviews)
“heritage trail” (11 reviews)
“glen haven” (13 reviews)
Forest Haven Dr., Glen Arbor, MI
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Reviewed yesterday

Great location for hiking and the trails are well laid out, with visitor guides available as "self serve" in the trail head car park. Amazing views ,,,amazing place. You have got to visit and take in the scenery.

Thank heike0range
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for beautiful views and natural habitat, this is the place to go. We did our family vacation in this area and made it a point to start at the center and then drive the route. The views were amazing and the...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive offered beautiful views and plenty of turnouts with enough parking. Truly one of the most beautiful places in Michigan (or according to GMA the nation)!

Thank 0amberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a lot of riding on the Heritage Trail. Husband and I come to this area every year to ride bikes. The trail connects to other trails in the area.

Thank happygardener2016
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Sleeping Bear one of the most beautiful places ever.. In my fantasy world I would live near there to be able to visit more often.

Thank Royal Oak Traveler
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We rode our bikes on the trail near Glen Arbor nearly every day of our vacation. It is well maintained and well marked. Wish we had this type of trail near our home it's a huge advantage to the area and very easy to access...More

Thank KirbyQ
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Living on the east coast of Lake Michigan we were excited to see the west coast. It was beautiful. Clear blue and soft light colored sand. The dunes were amazing. The water was warm, too. Sand bars with little to no drop offs made swimming...More

Thank Traipse_About
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We the rode part of the trail from the dune climb parking lot to the crystal river trail head and back last Saturday. The portion dunes to Glen Arbor was the best. for ease of travel and beauty. north and east of Glen Arbor, the...More

Thank scubaDave52
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a slow drive because people are always stopping by sign posts to read the guide or look at the view, etc. Get out and explore at all the turnouts because each is different.

Thank MadisonGrog
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love to bike. This trail was all we could ask for. A lot of woods. A fair amount of variation in elevations. Right in the middle of our ride, at about the 13 mile mark, we rode into Glen Arbor. Art's...More

3  Thank rbronsink
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2017|
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Response from travelmomma91 | Reviewed this property |
Yes- the trail goes directly by the large Dunes and also by at least one other opening to the beach
12 August 2015|
Response from Burniahunt | Reviewed this property |
You can't drive on these dunes at the National Park, but if you head south, down to Silver Lake Sand Dunes, you can. If you google Silver Lakes Sand Dunes, you'll find several places that rent vehicles. Or you can take a... More

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