Best Hiking Trails in Warren Dunes State Park
Choose to spend your vacation in Warren Dunes State Park cabins and enjoy exploring the area's scenic hiking trails.
1. Mt. Randal Loop
The four-mile Mt. Randal Loop takes you through some of the best scenery in Warren Dunes State Park, through sand dunes and along the picturesque shoreline of Lake Michigan. Enjoy the spectacular view across the water after making the climb to the top of the dunes.
2. Beach Walk
Take an easier stroll along the shore of Lake Michigan from Warren Dunes State Park to nearby Weko Beach. The round-trip is about five miles long and is the perfect way to get your bearings before heading back to one of the Warren Dunes State Park hotels.
3. Yellow Birch Trail
The one-mile Yellow Birch Trail is perfect for hikers of all abilities and takes visitors on a specially-constructed boardwalk through an area of marshland which is home to several species of water birds.
4. Nature Trail
Follow the short guided nature trail through the interior of the park to see some of the natural highlights of Warren Dunes State Park.
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Best Family Activities in Warren Dunes State Park
Whether you stay in Warren Dunes State Park cabins during the summer or the winter, there are lots of outdoor activities for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Enjoy some time on the beach with the family, relaxing in the sunshine, playing beach games or taking a dip in the waters of Lake Michigan. Rent a kayak, canoe or paddle-board if you want to explore the waters offshore Warren Dunes State Park for yourself.
The area around Lake Michigan may get cold in the winter months but this also creates a great opportunity for families to enjoy winter sports together. Many of the hiking trails in Warren Dunes State Park are ideally suited to cross-country skiing when the weather turns cold, while the sweeping sand dunes are perfect for tobagganing.
3. Captain Mike's Fun Park
Located just outside Warren Dunes State Park, Captain Mike's Fun Park has plenty of activities for children of all ages. Choose from go karting, mini golf or bumper cars, or have a go in the park's batting cages and trampolines, or simply enjoy playing the retro arcade games before enjoying a relaxing night's sleep at the Warren Dunes State Park hotels.