This One Easy Hike In Michigan Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

We can’t think of a better way to connect with the magnificence of nature in Michigan than hiking. Thing is, some hiking experiences yield a higher payoff than others in terms of what you’ll see when you get to the finish line.

That’s where Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore comes in handy, specifically Empire Bluff. We’ve found some great reasons why you should make this relatively easy hike part of your regimen. Check ’em out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

I don’t know about you, but I think I’ve got my next day trip planned. You’ll find this trail in Empire, Michigan, on Wilco Road. Be sure when you go to be cautious of poison ivy…and also use sun protection.

Tell us, what are your favorite memories of hiking this trail?