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Best trails in Yankee Springs Recreation Area

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Looking for a great trail in Yankee Springs Recreation Area, Michigan? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Yankee Springs Recreation Area ranging from 0.8 to 4.8 miles and from 751 to 931 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Three special points of interest in Yankee Springs are: Devil's Soupbowl, a glacially carved kettle formation, Graves Hill Overlook and The Pines. The park has mountain biking, horseback riding trails, fishing piers, beaches and nine lakes for fishing and lots of winter activities.

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Map of trails in Yankee Springs Recreation Area
Park information
Acreage:
5,200 acres
Contact
(269) 795-9081
Helpful links
Top trails (9)
#1 - Deep Lake Trail
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Note: the hiking trail and the mountain bike trail overlap, criss cross in several points and can be difficult to parse out. If you hike the mountain biking trail, users recommend going the opposite direction of the bike traffic. Requires a Michigan recreation pass, around 18$ for the year. Show more
#2 - Graves Hill Overlook and Hall Lake Loop
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 52 m
#3 - North Country Trail: Yankee Springs Segment
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
#4 - Graves Hill Overlook, Devil's Soup Bowl and Hall Lake Loop
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
#5 - Long Lake Trail
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
#6 - Chief Noonday Trail
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 3.1 mi
#7 - Hall Lake Loop
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 56 m
#8 - Yankee Springs Horsemans Camp Loop
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 4.8 mi
#9 - Sassafras Trail
Yankee Springs Recreation Area
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m