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Nice view of the lake

This is reached by a bumpy, gravel road but worth the trip if you don't mind driving slow. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IngaMari
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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You should have a decent vehicle as the single lane road is rough in places. There are places that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Retired-Lt
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Northern Michigan
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“large rocks”(2 reviews)
“dirt road”(3 reviews)
“short hike”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is reached by a bumpy, gravel road but worth the trip if you don't mind driving slow. There is a hike through the woods to get to the bay - the sign said .5 miles round trip, but I think it was 1/2 mile...More

Thank IngaMari
Reviewed 1 week ago

You should have a decent vehicle as the single lane road is rough in places. There are places that allow vehicles to pull off to allow oncoming vehciles to pass. Even encountered an idiot in a 32+' motorhome trying to drive thru it.. Once there...More

1  Thank Retired-Lt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing hidden treasure, WAY off of the beaten path. The travel out there is treacherous, and cannot be done with a low riding vehicle! Our van, which sits higher, even bottomed out a few times, with no damage, thank goodness. The road is...More

Thank Miles L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a short hike through the woods, but it does require that you watch for roots and rocks. Incredibly beautiful bay to see - lots of rock formations.

3  Thank SparkyEstonia
Reviewed 28 July 2017

It is a short hike but still a hike to get there. Once there spray down cuz the flies are pretty bad. The shore is all rocks but nice and quiet. There is a rock you can climb if you have the desire.

Thank rjw1984
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My family decided to go on a little adventure! We weren't let down! We made our way down the trail and through the woods and were pleasantly surprised. The views were amazing! It is quite a ways in off some dirt roads, so you have...More

1  Thank Iliffmom3
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We traveled the trail in a RAM 3500 dually. This is a tight road. Lucky enough, my husband knows how to maneuver the vehicle. Very difficult parking and getting out of the parking spot- thought we would have to back the whole way out the...More

1  Thank JerryLynn M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Really cool secluded beach off the end of Highway 41. We rode our bikes starting at the minimum maintenance road due to all the reviews I read about the road being too rough for anything but 4x4 vehicles. The road was actually really good even...More

1  Thank Experiencemattn
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We decided to check Horseshoe out based on a local suggestion - we were not disappointed. Not only did we get to complete a small hike, but we were rewarded with a beautifully isolated beach/lagoon. The beach is rock covered - rocks that have been...More

1  Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The trail leads to a nice beach that's great for rock hounding, wading, and enjoying the scenery. It's an easy hike.

1  Thank artisticgal
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