Trail Details

County
Alger
Regions
Eastern Upper Peninsula
Latitude
N 46° 25' 27.12"
Longitude
W 086° 37' 27.48"
Distance
42.4 miles
Trail Type
Foot path
Terrain
Sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, Lake Superior
Difficulty
Moderate
Nearest City or Town
Munising

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In one of the most spectacular regions of the state, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, you have one of the most spectacular paths to hike, the Lakeshore Trail. The 42.4-mile trail, part of the North Country National Scenic Trail, is unquestionably one of Michigan’s classic hikes. This is a trek is a walk between two towns, Grand Marais and Munising, past lighthouses and shipwrecks, giant sand dunes and towering sandstone cliffs, beaches on Lake Superior, and beaches 200 feet above it. Most backpackers utilize public transportation to be dropped off at the Grand Sable Visitor Center and then hike from east to west, ending back at their vehicle at the Munising Falls parking area. ...