Horseshoe Bay

Saint Ignace, Michigan 49781

Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Just around the corner from St. Ignace’s hustle and bustle, the Lake Huron shoreline seems like a trip back in time. Eagles roost in white pine trees, otters dot the shore with their splay-footed tracks, and the rattling bark of sandhill cranes carries over the marsh grass inland.

Waves gather and rush to the shore, just as they have for thousands of years. Seven miles of this coast is within the Horseshoe Bay Wilderness, and the southern third is a sandy beach, which makes for a natural hiking route. Better yet, a maintained trail eases the hiker through the only obstacle in sight-a damp cedar area along the way to the coast."

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3/14/2008
this is a nice trail to the lake then ya walk along lake huron.sometimes there are cool ice shoves along da beach.spted 3 cayotes playing on the beach there.easy hike ecept for water in da spring can be a little trickey getting to da lake. yooperman john
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Trail Information

Saint Ignace
Nearby City
7.4
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Best May through October
Season
Hiawatha National Forest, (906) 643-7900, www.fs.usda.gov/hiawatha
Local Contacts
USGS Evergreen Shores, USDA Forest Service Horseshoe Bay Hiking Trail
Local Maps