THE LAKE MICHIGAN TRAIL... WINDSWEPT DUNES AND HIDDEN LAKES...
Lake Michigan sweeps in a sandy arc along the eastern Upper Peninsula. It's broad sandy beaches, hidden lakes and forested dunes give you a world-class viewing adventure.
Along the trail route, hundreds of small lakes and ponds lay hidden in the forested dunes just waiting to be discovered, enjoyed, and embraced.
Seeking to reconnect to your sense of wonder? Find it on The Lake Michigan Trail.
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Brevort Lake Picnic Area & Campground
Nestled in the sand hills country near Lake Michigan, this secluded but welcoming lake offers a sandy bottom, mild water temperatures and a healthy population of fish and wildlife year-round. Just inland from the shores of Lake Michigan lays the 4,200 acre Brevort Lake. Surrounded by mature oak
Cut River Bridge
For those who crave an "over the edge" experience, the Cut River Bridge offers an almost startling panorama of earth and sky. A steep hiking trail nearby offers a safe passage down the almost 100-foot gorge to the shores of nearby Lake Michigan. The Cut River has indeed cut
Hog Island Campgroud
Don't let the name fool you. Ornithologists and geology buffs alike will be in "hog heaven" when visiting one of the best locations to view birds and boulders along Lake Michigan. The rocky shoreline along the campground overlooks a small island which is used by hundreds of nesting
Kitch-iti-kipi (Big Springs)
Gaze upon the ancient tree trunks, lime-encrusted branches and fat trout which appear to be suspended in nothingness as they slip through the crystal waters in the depths of Michigan's largets spring. A covered self operated observation raft, allows access to vantage points overlooking
Sand Dunes - Hiawatha National Forest (Lake Michigan Beach)
The change in scenery is abrubt as you round a corner on US-2 and come face to face with an almost lunar-like setting. Flanked by shimmering water and pristine beaches in the summer, the mysterious dunes have lured many a traveler to shed his plans as well as his shoes. One particularly attractive
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Created by nature but managed for the nature lover, the 95,000-acre Refuge welcomes hikers and bikers, canoers and kayakers, skiers and snowshoers, photographers and artists. You might not meet many people, but you'll make the acquaintance of graceful trumpeter swams, majestic