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Address: Ontonagon, MI
Description: Area at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offering an...
Area at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offering an unforgettable scenic view.
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Lives up to the travel book pictures

Some places never look as good in person as they do in the " Chamber of Commerce" photos. Lake of the Clouds does. In fact, on a cold, foggy, drizzly Oct 4 morning, this was one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2014
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Some places never look as good in person as they do in the " Chamber of Commerce" photos. Lake of the Clouds does. In fact, on a cold, foggy, drizzly Oct 4 morning, this was one of the prettiest views I've seen anywhere. Easy walk from parking lot to overlook, scenic lakeside drive to get there. Absolutely gorgeous.

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Independence, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The area has so many beautiful sights around every corner, it's hard to rate them. You can see for miles. Easy to get to, as well. You don not have to be an experience hiker to enjoy this vista!

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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149 reviews 149 reviews
89 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

OK, we stopped here twice on our trip. We did afternoon and evening. Bring binoculars. Handicap accessible. Toilets were non flush but sanitary. They didn't smell like a pit latrine. Rec passport required. We hiked down escarpment trail for about 1/4 of mile and found a cool rock to take pictures with lake beyond. There are several trails to hike... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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136 attraction reviews
482 helpful votes 482 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I wish the original reviewer had titled it Lake of the Clouds because Main Overlook is too vague. The view from here is awesome and we could see the Copper Peak Ski jump clearly even though it was 20 miles away. This is a location that people who don't hike can enjoy a beautiful view.

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Novi, Michigan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

... to one of the nicest views in this park. Walk there and enjoy the view at 'Lake of the Clouds'! The overlook is also access to some hiking trails - so don't miss the chance to go a little of the beaten path.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Looking down on the lake being surrounded by beautiful fall color was worth the trip - a view you would never get tired of seeing. Only downfall - knowing that winter is on the way! :-)

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Pine City, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

splendid scene, Autumn colors just beginning to show, it's quite a hike up but the boardwalks and platforms are well kept and the area is clean from debris.

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michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Well maintained park that makes one wish they had more time to explore...Overlook must be a beauty in the fall.

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Harrod, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We liked this spot so much, we came here often during the week we were here. Beautiful drive up there, and a very short (300ft.), easy walk there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Really pretty overlook. Nice hike down to the bridge that crosses the stream west of the lake. Please BE QUIET when visiting, your voices carry a long way here. Hills are really too steep for small children to hike.

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