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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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18 helpful votes 18 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
73 helpful votes 73 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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Jackson, Wisconsin
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

This is a 4 mile round trip hike . Along a path that is rocky at times. Several signs explain plant life and geology features. Saw only 6 other people along the trail Memorable

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