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Address: , Ontonagon, MI
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Scenic hiking trail at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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Great Trail - They say one of the best in the park.

Stayed in the Section 17 cabin along the trail, and can't say enough about how amazing the trail along the river is.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Iowa City, Iowa
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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Stayed in the Section 17 cabin along the trail, and can't say enough about how amazing the trail along the river is.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love hiking near and across mountain streams. This trail offers many such opportunities. It also offers some hiking through old growth forests. I loved these aspects of the trail. The slope and difficulty of the trail is moderate IMO. (Note that we hiked the upper half of the trail only). I did not love the mosquitoes. I'd douse myself... More 

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The trail is one of the driest in the park with some incredible views of the Little Carp River and several waterfalls. It is a tough hike, lots of ups and downs, but well-worth the effort. Numerous campsites and several cabins can be accessed from this trail.

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Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Great rustic trail, beautiful cabin experience and stay. Used water for cooking, drinking and cleaning. Very clean. Beautiful natural setting. Other than foot trail, very little evidence of humans messing up area.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

If you like the sound of rushing water, this is your place. It' s not nearly as popular as Presque Isle or Lake of the Clouds. Really its beauty is a bit more subdued. It's a great place to just sit and listen to nature. If you spend more than a day in the park, you should really stop here-just... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Everything in the Porkies park is beautiful. Lake Superior, inland lakes, just great!

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FAIRCHILD, WI
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

A nice hike with beautiful old-growth forest, waterfalls and other delights to see on the way.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Little Carp River doesn't seem like one of the popular hikes in the Porkies so it was nice to not meet a lot of people.

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