Mountain Biking In The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
As with all national parks, the National Lakeshore does not allow mountain biking off designated roads or on its hiking trails. Given the sandy nature of the soils in the area, we respect and support that decision.
Still, there are wonderful opportunities for bikers of all ability levels. Some are on gravel roads that are very rarely used by cars. Others are on asphalt where various degrees of caution are appropriate. One - the ride on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive - requires expertise and caution as the trail is used by automobiles and busses, has many turns, and substantial up and down grades.
The trails identified below will allow you to discover the high elevation scenic viewpoints to enjoy while on your ride.
- Day Farm & Day Forest
- Glen Haven Historical Tour
- Inspiration Point
- Little Glen Circuit
- Lucy's Flat and Easy Ride
- Miller Hill Loop
- Port Oneida Road
- Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Bicycle rentals are available at several locations in Glen Arbor.
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