Pyramid Point Loop

MODERATE 80 reviews

Pyramid Point Loop is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Maple City, Michigan that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from September until November.

2.8 miles
570 feet


nature trips

trail running




no dogs

23 hours ago

Due to time and others we just went out and back, was a nice short hike the incline might be a little more strenuous for some people.

21 days ago

Nice easy climb up to the point, absolutely spectacular view, sat a while, then confused by the complete lack of signage decided just to double-back rather than descend a narrow, seemingly risky, unmarked path. Could use some better info there. Otherwise still well worth the single route up and back.

25 days ago

Beautiful throughout the entire 3+ miles. Amazing views at the point. The entire hike was awesome!

1 month ago

Hiked this last week. We just went to the bluff and then back. Incline all the way to bluff. View was awesome! You can see North Manitou Island and North Manitou Shoal Lighthouse. Definitely worth the walk.

1 month ago

Beautiful wildflower walk and views at the point - perfect family outing

2 months ago

Gorgeous early morning hike with my Aussie! Really humid and some flies along the lakeshore, but other than that couldn’t ask for a better tart to our day.

2 months ago

My Fiancé and I had such fun on this hike today! It was absolutely beautiful and had awesome terrain. Definitely a good work out and perfect for a short day hike.

4 months ago

Not sure how this trail isn't ranked higher. Perfect hiking trip with a scenic payoff.

4 months ago

Really pretty views. We were there in late March and didn’t know what to expect. Ended up catching a sunny say and ended up pleasantly surprised by a fantastic view of a wintey/spring-mixed Lake Michigan!

5 months ago

One of the best views you'll see of Lake Michigan. The Dune puts you 260 feet almost straight above the lapping waters of Lake Michigan. The lookout point is about 0.6 miles from the trailhead. The .6 mile hike will be tough to some since it's a pretty good incline. However, the trail does offer wooden steps which makes it easier and there's no need to rush. relax and enjoy the quit and peaceful nature and when you get to the top, you'll be thankful that you made the hike. Check out the video I shot, video was shot on my GoPro Hero 4 sessions.

5 months ago

alot of fun in winter great hike kids love the loop

6 months ago

Spectacular views, trails well maintained.

7 months ago

This was quick and pretty cool.

9 months ago

Fun hike with the kids. More than manageable outside of them wanting to continually go up and down the narrow steep dune hike to a beautiful overlook!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

I would've rated this above Empire Bluff Trail, but it is more of a challenging hike! The hike to the lookout is where you gain a good chunk of your elevation. Gorgeous, gorgeous views & more secluded areas when its a highly trafficked day.

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Great trail with beautiful views of the lake and manitou islands. Unique terrain with sand dune, meadow and forest. Would rate as easy

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Beautiful view. Perfect for snowshoeing or hiking. Uphill but not too bad

Friday, June 02, 2017

A great, beautiful trail. Pretty easy and the I could have stayed by the water all day!

Monday, May 15, 2017

Great views and lots of different paths to take. The only thing that keeps is from 5 stars is how dang busy it gets.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Make sure to wear tick spray!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Pretty trail! Be careful if taking small children. The view from the top is beautiful, but I could have enjoyed it more if not worrying about them watching their step!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Awesome trail. Winter hike was beautiful

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

This is a great trail that allows you to see a few different types of scenery; meadows, forest & sand dunes. There is an uphill to the scenic view but it is worth it for the beautiful views. From the top you can see the sand dunes, Lake Michigan, the Manitou islands & if you are luck on a clear day South fox island. It is a beautiful hike. Driving through Onieda Point to get there is pretty too!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Easy to moderate hike. Great hike to an amazing view of Lake Michigan - only 0.6 miles. Well worth the walk. We hiked the meadow loop. Beautifully wooded hike with well marked trails.

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Gradual slope, easy to moderate hike with beautiful view at the overlook. Very nice vista of Lake Michigan with great view of North and South Manitou Islands and South Fox Island.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Absolutely beautiful!

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Wonderful. Pretty cold (March) but absolutely stunning views.

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Great hike and challenging xc-skiing!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Hiked from the parking lot up S Baush rd - never found the trail.
Ended up going back to the parking area and taking the out and back trail (easy) to the point.
The views we're fabulous! If we had more time I would have ventured down the dune to the water.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Fun hike to the top of a dune with Great Lake Michigan views. It's an uphill hike that's worth the effort.

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