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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

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Address: Route 107, Ontonagon, MI 49953
Phone Number: 906-885-5275
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Consists of 60,000 acres of lakes, forests and rivers.

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A little chilly, but we lived

We stayed in the presque isle campground and we loved it. DNR were nice people, even though they took over half my wood. Make sure you see the falls of the presque isle river... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We stayed in the presque isle campground and we loved it. DNR were nice people, even though they took over half my wood. Make sure you see the falls of the presque isle river, lake of the clouds, and summit peak look out tower. It was very cold in May, but if you prepare for it it's not a big... More 

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Wakefield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Lots of hiking trails--great views of Lake Superior--Campground for tents and campers with utilities--special treat hike to Lake of the Clouds short hike well worth it

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Hiked here in July 2014 with our kids ages 5 and 7. We hike often and our children had no problems doing the Lake in the Cloud trek and the Presque Isle River trail. We also went up a lookout tower. LOTS of stairs! Absolutely beautiful. Nature at it's finest. In July we were wearing heavy jackets so be warned... More 

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plymouth, michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Beautiful park. Ski hill is within the park for downhill skiing, there are loads of x-country and snomobile trails. In the summer, Lake of the Clouds is a must-see. Hike down to the bridge at the bottom by the lake. It's a fairly easy hike with kids (about 1 hour total?) and they love seeing all the tiny people up... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I visited the Porcupine Mountains most recently to cross-country ski, and was reminded of what a wonderful place it is. Their cross-country trails go through diverse forest, including a spectacular old-growth hemlock forest, plus offer stunning views of Lake Superior. If you are visiting in summer, or riding a snowmobile in winter, don't miss Lake of the Clouds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Once on the closed road for the winter, it was a big open shot to the top! Great views of Lake Superior!

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Seymour, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We spent two nights over New Years in the Whitetail cabin. What an awesome trip! Even got engaged on New Years eve at midnight standing in the hemlocks on the Dear Yard Trail with snow falling down on us and the winds howling above the trees! It was a trip we will never forget and can't wait to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

my husband and i camped in presque isle section of the porcupine mountains and loved every minute of it. we pitched our tent and found some awesome trails that led to lake superior only a few feet away. the sunsets here were amazing. the trails, some harder than others were beautifully lined by either woods or waterfalls or lake superior.... More 

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Oxford, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went to the park in December so the temps were cold and it was snowing like crazy - exactly what we wanted. It is so beautiful in the winter and quiet. My only complaint and the only reason for the 4 rating is that the website did not say the access to the major scenic points of the park... More 

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Ontonagon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this park! Many hikes to choose from, waterfalls, climbs. Nice visitor's center. Love the trails at Presque Isle and the Escarpment Trail!

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