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Address: Ontonagon, MI
Description: This overlook at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offers a scenic...
This overlook at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offers a scenic view.
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breath taking views

Nice hike to the peak. Lots of stairs! You can see for miles from up there! Amazing Views!! Nothing to not like here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2014
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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice hike to the peak. Lots of stairs! You can see for miles from up there! Amazing Views!! Nothing to not like here!

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Lisle IL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Decided not to go all the way to Lake in the Clouds, but were glad we chose Summit Peak. There is a very nice hike going to the peak, not too long, not too short. However, be ready to climb some stairs. Not really accessible for handicap viewing. The wooded hike was gorgeous.

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Toledo, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I actually enjoyed this more than Lake of the Clouds. But we also had better sun light that day and were able to see more of the fall foliage. Both are wonderful though.

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Sebastopol, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Once it was the highest point... they found a couple of other peaks just a bit higher. The lookout tower is terrific with 360 views. I hiked the loop, about 5 miles through forests of color. Don't miss it!

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Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A lot of uphill walking and stairs, but so worth it at the top, especially during peak color time in the fall.

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was a half mile, sometimes steep climb to the Summit. It's a good thing there are benches to rest on occasionally, but a nice view of the Porkies over the tree tops! Bring your binoculars with.

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Glenn, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What an amazing view! The hike was exhausting - then the viewing tower - are you kidding - but the view is beautiful!

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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154 reviews 154 reviews
89 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The most strenuous part of the hike is at the beginning. It goes up quickly. However, it starts to level off and then stairs and boardwalks make it easier to get to the tower. The tower is made of wood and I found it sturdy for my 285 pound frame. Great views and a cool breeze at top. Don't forget... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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489 reviews 489 reviews
139 attraction reviews
496 helpful votes 496 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We did a loop hike and went up the last half mile more as an afterthought but the view was worth the extra effort. There was fog on Lake Superior close to shore but you could see the water further out. It was clear inland and the view was excellent. I would love to be here on a clear fall... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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140 reviews 140 reviews
61 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a great hike with a great view. However, you should be warned that the hike there is half a mile long and all uphill. It also includes quite a few stairs. When you get to the top of the tower, if it is hazy do not assume you cannot see the lake. It sometimes takes experience, looking closely,... More 

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