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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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Beautiful

Beautiful view although a very long hike to get to it so be prepared. Very glad we went to the Island and got to see such beauty in our own home state.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Arch rock is worth a five minute stop on a bike ride as it makes an interesting backdrop for photos/selfies, but it is not particularly exciting. It is not very big; other rock outcroppings along the island bike trails are at least as interesting (if not more interesting).

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view although a very long hike to get to it so be prepared. Very glad we went to the Island and got to see such beauty in our own home state.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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248 reviews 248 reviews
81 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Be sure to check out the historic photos of this spot when people had pictures taken while standing on the arch, that was before it was deemed unsafe. I'm not sure I woud feel OK standing on the arch. Free.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I walked to this location. As we walked down the path many carriages passed us, it was on the carriage route and indeed the place was packed. Large groups were dropped off for a photo shoot so we had to wait till the place freed up for 2 minutes and then was reclaimed by another large group.... More 

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I wouldn't have missed seeing this. Well worth the time, and of course, there's no charge. You can see a view of the lake through it and it's quite fascinating.

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Lincoln Park
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful and a must see while on mackinac island. Either on a carriage tour or on a bike ride. Its definitely worth the stop to admire.

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Livermore, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Hard to rate a natural feature. You can get there by wagon, foot, bike. Beautiful view from top but also looking up from the road that goes around the island is an interesting view as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Beautiful view, great photo opportunity! Make sure to wear comfortable shoes. It is a short walk from Fort Mackinac.

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ARCHBOLD
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

beautiful, didn't like going up so many stairs Must see area, good place to be engage at also has restrooms nearby

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Houston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Very unique rock formation with a close up view of the arch. We went to the rock climbing the wood stairs from Marquette Park and returned down newer steps leading down to the road below. Before heading south to the main part of town, we were told to head north for about 1/4 mile to view the rock from below.... More 

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