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Tahquamenon Falls State Park

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Address: Paradise, MI
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking, Camping
Description: Located in the upper peninsula area of Michigan with wonderful wildlife...
Located in the upper peninsula area of Michigan with wonderful wildlife and waterfalls.
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Beautiful! Worth the drive!

The second I saw a picture of Tahquamenon Falls I know we had to ad it to our already jammed pack Michigan road trip. We were staying in Mackinaw City, but it was totally worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Brampton, Canada
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Brampton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The second I saw a picture of Tahquamenon Falls I know we had to ad it to our already jammed pack Michigan road trip. We were staying in Mackinaw City, but it was totally worth the drive. Both the upper and lower falls are beautiful, be sure to visit both. There are lots of different views so be sure to... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We used to go here back in 1966 ,when I was stationed at Kincheloe Air Force Base ! You could walk on the bottom behind the water, from one side to the other side It was like a tunnel !!! It brought back memories but now its all fenced off !!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park, beautiful area. The city is called Paradise, which is a fitting name. I recommend it to anybody!

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Holt, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Never have seen the falls frozen, was worth the trip! As we drove to/from them the scenic drive was just as beautiful.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is truly one of my favorite places in Michigan. I usually make it back at least once a year. The upper and lower falls are the key attractions, the upper falls being the larger of the two and the most photographed. Both falls are accessed with well a maintained trail that runs along the river bank through a serene... More 

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Cauayan, Isabela, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Tahquamenon Falls's serenity invigorates anyone who goes to the place. Just watching the waterfalls makes you feel good. Touching and plunging yourself in to the waters makes you feel superb. Aside from the water falls you also get to see parks preserve and conserve by the state's environmental bureau. If you go to this place, you can have your picnic... More 

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Detroit
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We picked a weekday to visit the falls in August, 2014. The walk to the upper falls is paved and there are viewing spots along the path. There are stairs going down to the river below the falls. A sign tells how many steps it is down to the bottom, remember there are the same number coming back up. There... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

15 Roadtrek Class B RVs descended on the Lower falls campground on January 22,2015 for a winter weekend camp gathering. The snowshoeing was spectacular to both falls. The staff was very accommodating and we enjoyed evening campfires and dinners at the brewpub by the upper falls. A wonderful winter weekend in the Upper Peninsula. Dick and Colleen Peura

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Granville, Ohio
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were delighted by a winter visit to this fascinating Michigan park. It's namesake falls were still running, but surrounded by striking ice flows and shoreside trees covered with frozen mist. The path to the upper falls was well cleared and packed, and easily covered in ordinary shoes or boots. Visiting the lower falls required snowshoes (available on free loan... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My family visited the falls around Labor Day and although the weather was rainy and cold,the walk to the falls was on a paved path and beautiful to see this small fall.

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