Huron Sunrise Trail

Huron Sunrise Trail

View from New Presque Isle Light

View from New Presque Isle Light

Presque Isle Beach at Sunrise

Presque Isle Beach at Sunrise

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Hammond Bay Blueway

Enjoy the sandy beaches of Hammond Bay, 40 Mile Point Lighthouse and the Ocqueoc River
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INFORMATION ON TRAIL SECTIONS

 

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Route:  HOEFT STATE PARK TO HAMMOND BAY

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Distance: 9 Miles     

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Access Sites:  03-15 & 03-18

Shoreline Land Use: Mostly waterfront residential

Points of Interest: 40 Mile Point Lighthouse; Sacred Rock between Hoeft SP, Forty Mile Point Lighthouse, and high bluff inland from coastline.

Rest Stops: 03-16 (forty Mile Point), 03-17 (Manitou Beach Road end)

Hazards & Cautions:

Comments: The Hammond Bay access site (03-18) is located on the road to Hammond Bay Research Station. There are several access sites along the way for rest stops and that can be used as alternatives for shorter trips.

 

Route:  HAMMOND BAY

Distance: 7 Miles

Access Sites:  03-18 & 3-21 (Grace  Harbor Road end)

Shoreline Land Use: Waterfront residential

Points of Interest: Hammond Bay Research Station, sand beaches, Ocqueoc River

Rest Stops: 03-19, 03-20

Hazards & Cautions: Rock and gravel bars jet  out from shoreline.

Comments: There are several access sites along the way for rest stops and that can be used as alternatives for shorter trips. It is necessary to paddle a short distance up the Ocqueoc River to use the launch.

 

Route:  GRACE HARBOR ROAD TO HAMMOND BAY STATE REFUGE HARBOR

Distance: 3.6 Miles

Access Sites:  03-21 & 03-23

Shoreline Land Use: Mostly undeveloped with some residential

Points of Interest: Sand beaches

Rest Stops: 03-22 MDOT right-of way

Hazards & Cautions: Rock and gravel bars jet out from shoreline   

Comments:

                                                                                   

Route:  HAMMOND BAY STATE REFUGE HARBOR TO JON KELDSEN ROADSIDE PARK

Distance: 5 Miles     

Access Sites:  03-23 & 02-01

Shoreline Land Use: Waterfront residential

Points of Interest: Sand beaches

Rest Stops: No rest stops

Hazards & Cautions: Rock and gravel bars jet out from shoreline

Comments:

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