Platte Plains Trail, Empire

4.7
#6 of 6 in Trails in Leelanau County
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4.3
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  • This trail has so many options. Easy and flat to challenging and rolling. Want to be near the beach of Lake Michigan? It has it. Want the solace and quiet of a hardwood forest? It has it. Well.....  more »
  • You can the trail systems many options to make the hike suited to your needs, the views are beautiful, Wild life was mainly birds. The trail is sand based so proper shoes make the travel easier.  more »
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  • Pleasant groomed trail, beautiful walk, not a lot of people. I was there to fish, it provided multiple access points to the lake.
  • We didn't actually go hiking, but the trails seemed nice. I sat by the water near the boat ramp for probably about an hour, reading and enjoying the nature around me. My brother fished for just as long. We ate dinner there next to the water, and had a really great time. There was so much beauty surrounding us and we could hear birds, frogs, and fish. A dragonfly even landed on me a couple times. My dog loved playing in the water and walking through the woods. Overall, it's just a great place to spend the day whether you're boating, fishing, hiking, or just sitting there.

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