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Old Indian Trail

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI
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Nice trail!

This was a nice trail. We stayed on the easier loop and did not go past the opening of the woods at... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Brian K
One of my favorites

Run this trail often. There are a variety of loops, none too long, and all are relatively moderate... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Beulah, Michigan
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31 Aug 2016
“Nice trail!”
22 Aug 2016
“One of my favorites”
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was a nice trail. We stayed on the easier loop and did not go past the opening of the woods at the dunes. Dogs are allowed on the trail, but not allowed on the dunes. That was kind of a bummer for our group.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Run this trail often. There are a variety of loops, none too long, and all are relatively moderate to easy as far as difficulty. You can connect out to a remote beach at Lake Michigan as well. Worth the trip!

Thank UPNorthguy41990
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a 2.3 mile loop hike near the Platte River section of Sleeping Bear Dunes on M22. There are 2 loops. We did the outer loop - the Black Arrow. The Green Arrow is supposed to be flatter, goes through the center. There's a...More

1  Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Have done this trail in all seasons including snowshoeing it. It's a nice walk through the woods before it opens up to wide skies and Lake Michigan. There are a couple variations to this hike- you can take the 2 mile roundtrip or 5 mile.

Thank Meg G
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Easy walking trail through the woods and continuing on to Lake Michigan. Good any time of year...snowshoeing would be good on this terrain.

1  Thank 272gailh
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

This trail is two square separate trails (short and longer). It has interesting enough flora to keep even a botanist interested but flat enough for even the physically challenged. The hardwood forest and ponds make it a quiet respite from the world. Lake Michigan is...More

1  Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

We were up late the night before and wanted a relatively easy hike before we drove home. The sand dunes were a challenge (walking through sand usually is,) but a beautiful view at the top. Wish we had brought suits. The beach is nearly private....More

Thank Thekidsaregrown
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Nice easy hike through woods to the sand. The sand is challenging to walk thru and there are a few small hills in the sand but, this larger girl did it and the nice secluded beach for miles and miles at the end is worth...More

2  Thank Prd2BDinks
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This is a nice trail, but it is very short. The nice thing is that it is a loop and you don't have to walk the same way back as you came. Not very challenging, but like I said, very beautiful. I heard that it...More

Thank Beaux1980
Reviewed 23 December 2012

This was my "go to" hike..when things got too stressful or I needed to get away this was the one path I would hike out on. It was easy to hike & i always enjoyed the views. Easily accessible & doable.

2  Thank rangerlois
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