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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
Description: Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears...
Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
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Don't miss the opportunity to see this splendor!

We walked through a delightful forest from Fort Mackinac to the Arch Rock. It took about 25 minutes to get there and we were astounded by how pretty it truly is. 146 feet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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258 reviews 258 reviews
215 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We walked through a delightful forest from Fort Mackinac to the Arch Rock. It took about 25 minutes to get there and we were astounded by how pretty it truly is. 146 feet above Lake Huron this arch stands proudly, consisting of natural limestone. According to the Ottawa aboriginals, it seems as if the rock is suspended in thin air... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Proof that Mother Nature is still the best architect around. WInd and weather formed a nearly perfect circle in stone. The experience is a little dimmed by the necessary safety rails, but still well worth the hike or ride, and the view over Lake Huron can't be beat!

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Elkridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What a great formation, the pristine water visible through the arch is definitely picture taking at it's best.

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

a nice view of the lake and a nice picture spot. the nature formations always amaze me and i think the arch had a story attached as well.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

the sheer size and the history will amaze you. we get a photo of us at it every time.to look at it from above and and below on the main road will just have you look at it in aw

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The arch rock is one of the natural wonders of God's creation. It is a must see when you are on the Mackinac Island.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is s beautiful view overlooking the river through a natural arch. Amazing what nature creates. Just take a quick stop to check it out. Usually pretty crowded though.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It is an amazing view whether you are at the arch looking down at the lake and bike path or vice versa. Great photo opportunity in either direction.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

especially when I realized the arch was fortified with cement!? Crazy...But, for what it was...it was a nice little view...

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Arch Rock is awesome... Climb all the stairs to get the best views or bike in from the back roads. Nothing to dislike here.

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