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Miners Castle Rock

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Address: Munising, MI
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Super Cool!

Brought our kids ages 5 and 7 and the whole family enjoyed coming. Walked along the shoreline. Went up a lookout area to see the beautiful colors in the rocks! A must see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Brought our kids ages 5 and 7 and the whole family enjoyed coming. Walked along the shoreline. Went up a lookout area to see the beautiful colors in the rocks! A must see!

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Canada
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203 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was our first look at the Pictured Rocks. From the top of the cliff we had a beautiful view on the MIners Castle Rock. It was around 11 a.m. and the sun was shining brightly. Truly amazing! At least we could reach this attraction quite easily by driving on Alger County Road H-58, then five miles North on Miners... More 

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Westland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is one of the neatest natural wonders in the UP. I've taken the cruise in June and in October and it was beautiful both times. I love being on the water and the view is just gorgeous. We got many great pictures and the artist of our group brought back at least 4 sketches of the fall colors and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I first visited Miner's Castle my first time driving through the UP in the summer of 2013. I had seen Pictured Rocks advertised and my google searches showed that Miner's Castle was the only rock formation you can drive to. Well it is DEFINITELY worth the drive. The views of the rock are stunning, and we were there on a... More 

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Fresno, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The rock cliffs at the lakeshore were beautiful. Had to get used to saying "lakeshore" vs "sea shore' (living in Calif). The UP has so much for outdoor activity, not like the central valley of Calif.

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Stockbridge, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Amazing rock color only to be seen via water. Well worth the money. One suggestion, color would be better afternoon when the sun shines on it as it is on the eastern side. Very beautiful area, especially in the fall. Color was peak.

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Joliet, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stopped on Halloween Oct 31. It had snowed and the temperatures dropped to around 30 so we decided to do a little sightseeing while driving around the lake on vacation. The view of Lake Superior was excellent. The waves crashing on the rocks and at Miners Beach the view was just as beautiful! There was a viewing platform and... More 

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Michigan
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Because the boat tours were cancelled for three days because of strong winds, we were pleased that we could get views of Miners Castle from the land. We enjoyed the short walk for a variety of views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Fall colors all over were fantastic. We also went to lighthouses, museum, antique shop, waterfalls and glass bottom boat tour. Like all of them.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

America's park lands are second to none and Miners Castle Rock puts visitors up close to some stunning geological features. Access is very easy, with simple barrier-free access to the upper viewing areas. There are some stairs at the end of a well maintained path to the top of the rock, but it is a fairly easy walk and definitely... More 

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