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This trail overlook offers sweeping views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding dunes. The one mile Dune Succession Trail highlights the four stages of dune development.

Difficulty: Short Hike

Family Friendly: Kids will love the challenge of climbing all 250 stairs!

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Rafi Wilkinson

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Jun 3, 2022
Susan Shamo
Jun 3, 2022
Daniel Shamo
Apr 11, 2022
Jen De
First to the NP today! Not a person in sight.
Dec 25, 2021
Sherry Downen
Nov 28, 2021
Amy Lou
Oct 9, 2021
Marianna Rogers
Great boardwalk on the dunes to the beach! POP class of 2024 trip led with Andrew and Sydney.
Jul 26, 2021
Bruce Conway
So many stairs…
Jul 18, 2021
Zachary Morse

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