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Loved this hike even in the cold wind

Brought my 4 & 6 year olds on this trail and they loved it. Excellent climbing tree on the route... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Commerce Township, Michigan
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A must see!

My daughter-in-law and I went to the scenic outlook for the sunrise and sunset. Both were... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Lansing, Michigan
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Highway M-22, Arcadia, MI
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Brought my 4 & 6 year olds on this trail and they loved it. Excellent climbing tree on the route and great views. Place was empty so we got to enjoy it to ourselves.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank schulze52
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My daughter-in-law and I went to the scenic outlook for the sunrise and sunset. Both were breathtaking. This is a must see while traveling M22.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suespagnuolo
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Be sure to stop at this overlook for a beautiful view of Lake Michigan. There is a platform with many steps to get an even more spectacular view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brenda E
Reviewed September 12, 2018

M22 is filled with treasures and the Arcadia Overlook is one of them. Whether you're driving north or south on M22 don't pass up this serene and lovely spot to take in views of sand dunes and the glorious Lake Michigan. The steps to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Both the view from the parking lot and the view up the stairs (about 200 steps) were amazing of Lake Michigan!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank michiganmanone
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view but so sad that once you looked at the sloop down there was SO MUCH TRASH!!! bags and bags of trash down the hill. After adventuring up to the top and making our way back down. Everyone was looking at he trash verses...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Katilyn K
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop and rest and enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan. The steps to the top are a workout, but you can see the Frankfort Lighthouse to the north and the wide expanse of the lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank UpNorthWanderer
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic look out on the M-22 that you definitely don't want to miss! Although there were a number of stairs to get to the top the view was definitely worth it! Really showed the beauty of the coastline as well as the clarity...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mbwilson7
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The overlook is a great place to stop and see Lake Michigan if you're traveling on the M-22. Also, you get a great view in your vehicle when driving from north to south over the bend near the overlook.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank anomadis
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Like all beautiful locations in Michigan, this gorgeous site is easy to miss even for those searching for it. The signage simply states "scenic overlook". If driving north on M22, the understated parking lot will be on your left. There is a fairly small gravel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kaylie B
July 24, 2016|
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Response from DJB2012 | Reviewed this property |
The overlook is very high on the bluff. I don't believe there is a beach or a safe way to climb down the bluff.