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Part of trail collapses due to erosion near Lake Michigan

Photo: Petoskey Parks and Recreation
Photo: Petoskey Parks and Recreation (Photo: Petoskey Parks and Recreation)

PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) – A portion of a popular paved trail along a Lake Michigan bay has collapsed due to erosion from high water.

The trail, called the Little Traverse Wheelway, is “falling into the lake as the wind continues and is very dangerous,” Petoskey Parks and Recreation Department said Monday on Facebook.

The 23-mile trail runs along Little Traverse Bay, from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The section that failed is between Magnus Park campground and East Park in Petoskey.

Do not go past the barricades at Magnus Park or East Park. The Little Traverse Wheelway is falling into the lake as the...

Posted by Petoskey Parks and Recreation on Monday, April 13, 2020