Sleeping Bear Dunes - Empire Bluff Trail, Leelanau County (4-3-08) - dwhike
Empire Bluff

Eager to get out and at least pretend to have spring on Spring Break I headed out to Sleeping Bear Dunes with my family. The kids had been absolutely itching to go hiking so the 1.5 mile round trip out to Empire Bluff seemed like a good first hike of the year. Relatively balmy temps in the mid-40's made it comfortable and the blue skies made for some fantastic scenery. Here's hoping spring is on its way...


Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  44.799153, -86.058490


Mileage Hiked: 1.5 miles

Trailhead Temp: 47'F

Min. Elevation: 875'

Max Elevation: 1,015'