Nordhouse Dunes

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Beach Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Swim Rule: No Dogs
Shower Station: No
Fee: $5.00
Services: Dog Walking
Description
If you're looking for a wilderness getaway for Fido and the whole family to enjoy, you won't want to miss Nordhouse Dunes! A wilderness area located on the lower peninsula of Michigan, Nordhouse Dunes offers people and their pooches the pawrfect spot for an outdoor adventure. The dunes rise to an elevation of 140 feet in height and date back 3,500 to 4,000 years. 


If you are looking for an excellent workout for both you and your best canine pal, these dunes can definitely deliver! But make no mistake, this recreational space has much more to offer than just its namesake dunes. There is a 3,450 acre National Forest chock full of wooded and plant life just waiting for a dedicated canine nose to sniff out. If you enjoy viewing wildlife in its natural habitat, you will find many different species at this pawsome park. Don't forget your camera as some of the animals you will see at Nordhouse Dunes are rare and endangered species such as the piping plover. You'll want to capture any sight of it on film, for sure! 

If swimming and sunbathing was on your vacation wish list, Nordhouse Dunes will not disappoint. The property is home to many great sand beaches. You may take Fido with you anywhere on the grounds of Nordhouse Dunes except on the swimming beach. To avoid any run-ins with the Michigan paw-lice, be sure to keep Fido on a leash. 

There are many pawrific activities you can enjoy with Fido in tow at Nordhouse Dunes. These include hiking, camping, and hunting. Why not spend the day checking out one of the region's 10  miles of trails with your favorite canine pal? The quiet forest will give a pawsome opportunity to spend some quality time together, leaving you with many woofderful memories of your vacation. The daily cost to visit this furific spot is $5. A weekly permit can be obtained for $15. 

Bathrooms are housed on the premises for public use. To be sure you have all of the things you might need for a pawsitively awesome trip, take care to pack bottled water, some Scooby Snacks for your beloved pooch, and some clean up bags as well. 

If you're looking for a doggone great place for a weekend getaway, consider bringing Fido and the whole fam to Nordhouse Dunes. It's furific!

Address
W Forest Trail Rd
Manistee, MI 49411
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
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Address
W Forest Trail Rd
Manistee, MI 49411
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
Fri Open 24 Hours
Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours