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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Route 107, Ontonagon, MI 49953
906-885-5275
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Ontonagon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Consists of 60,000 acres of lakes, forests and rivers.
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Kendallville, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I'm not sure about the end of the world sign we passed along the way, but you do feel on top of the world. Definitely worth the visit. Truly amazingly beautiful.

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Mc Farland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were heading farther north, but I really wanted to see some of the "Porkies." We stopped in first on the lower edge and were able to walk by the river and see 3 different falls/rapids. that was nice (bug spray is mandatory, but with it we had no problems). then we drove over to the summit trail and walked... More

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Katonah, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I very much liked the Escarpment trail with lake in the clouds below Was only there one day, great scenery

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I'm a Michigan native and have wanted to visit Lake of the Clouds for years. We finally did it and it was so worth it. We would have done some hiking but the mosquitoes were horrible (all over Michigan apparently). We left the park and went to one of the picnic tables lining Lake Superior to eat lunch but had... More

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Howell, MI
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

well worth the trip- Lake in the Clouds, hiking trails of all levels- just pristine and beautiful- the lake is the brightest color and you feel like you are in the clouds

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Mid-Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My son and I hiked the Porkies for two days in June. The first day was a 16 mile killer. The second day we took it easy and only did 3 miles. If you only have a couple of days and are hiking, try the Escarpment Trail and the East-West River Trail. Know that the bugs will be fierce in... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is a wonderful places to get away we stayed 2 weeks and it wasn't long enough. So much to keep you busy and great hiking trail.

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Appleton, WI
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stayed 3 nights at the white tail cabin on lake superior. It was about 3/4 mile walk from parking to cabin. Went with 3 adults and 2 children (5 & 9). We had a wonderful time with breathtaking views, even in our "front yard". The kids (and adults!) spent hours just playing on the beautiful rocky shoreline alongside the cabin.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Old growth forest within driving distance from Milwaukee!!? Yes please! We camped right on the shores of Lake Superior. What an incredible experience. The waterfalls are breathtaking, as are the giant trees.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Spent three days in the area and on two of them we spent hours in the park hiking and taking photographs. Make certain you drive to the Lake of the Clouds Scenic area. There is is a beautiful mountain lake a short walk from the parking area as well as a number of hiking trails or varying complexity. Beautiful view... More

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