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Scoville Point

Isle Royale National Park, MI
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Description: Scenic point reachable by an easy hike from Rock Harbor.
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Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Be prepared for rocky trail and mosquitoes. Keep moving & take pictures where there is a breeze because when you stop they catch up. Great view from the point.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The beginning of this hike is in Rock Harbor. It's a nice easy trail with a few interpretive signs along the way. About a mile and a quarter out the interpretive sign says that you are now on your own to find your way to Scoville Point. I got a little nervous because the I didn't want to have start... More

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Clinton Township
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I've read the reviews that Scoville is an easy hike from Rock Harbor. Actually, the hike starts out easy but becomes rocky. It is not by any means an easy hike. It is a moderate hike. Lovely, but for us slow hikers, it will take a while. Bring a snack and water.

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Just that, a nice hike. Both of my 74 year old parents and my 9 year old son were able to make it a couple of hours.

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Bridgman, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

lots of wow factor on this hike. highly recommended! very rugged in spots though; bring good, sturdy shoes and the expensive bug spray!

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Arlington Heights
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We hiked as far as we could go on the Stoll Trail to Scoville Point. The Stoll trail is easy to moderate in difficulty. Unfortunately, rains flooded the last 0.2 miles of trail to ScovillePoint. Needed waders to get through. Even the Ranger Emma agreed.

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West Linn, Oregon
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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Beautiful landscape, flowers and wildlife. We didn't see any moose, however, there was plenty of evidence that they were nearby!

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Ahmeek, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Beautiful 4-5 mile hike to a scenic point. It was quite foggy while we were there, so the view was short but still a breathtaking experience.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My family and I loved our hike to Scoville Point on our backpacking trip in Isle Royale. On our last night in Isle Royale we stayed in Rock Harbor in order to catch the ferry to Copper Harbor the next day. We hike the 4 mile trail in the evening and it was absolutely beautiful! We didn't see moose on... More

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Wisconsin
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137 reviews 137 reviews
67 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The Scoville Point Trail is easy to access as it starts next to the lodge. The views are great and the hike is pretty easy. It was on this trail that my husband and I saw our moose. She was in a boggy area away from the trail at first, but ended up walking up about 10 feet from the... More

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