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My wife and I enjoyed our visit of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island in early September 2018. It is a... read more

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Robert D
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Los Gatos, California
Treat yourself to an amazing view!

Saw the Arch Rock on the 2-hour Carriage Tour. Beautiful views. The water looks like water you... read more

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Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoyed our visit of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island in early September 2018. It is a great place to visit and get those perfect photos. Arch Rock is amazing and the views of the surrounding areas are absolutely breathtaking. You can...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed yesterday

Saw the Arch Rock on the 2-hour Carriage Tour. Beautiful views. The water looks like water you would see on the Carribean. Great place to take pictures with the rock and water in the background. Arch Rock is a geologic formation on Mackinac Island in...More

Thank TXpolevaulter
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our carriage tour stopped for a while to give the horses a rest so I wondered over to the arch not knowing what to expect. I am so glad I did this is one of the many scenic spots on the island. Easy to get...More

Thank Misty321
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arch Rock was a wonderful treasure to see , I was able to take some amazing pictures ! A must see if visiting the island !

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the coolest thing to see on the Island is this historic landmark. It can be seen from the road that goes around the island or you can climb the stairs for a closer view

Thank janicem1111
Reviewed 3 days ago

To be here knowing there were many generations of people here before you makes it a very special place to see.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the horse carts to The Rock. It was your typical tourist thing but fun was had by all. Took great photos and enjoyed the flora and fauna on the way.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our pictures of Arch Rock turned out great. We parked the bikes below and started climbing. There are a few benches and even a couple of picnic tables along the way. Take a selfie or get someone to snap your photo. Probably not worth the...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We interrupted our bike ride around Mackinac Island to climb the 207 steps to see the Arch. The view was very nice and worth the effort. The arch is NOT handicapped accessible from the island's perimeter road, but is from the carriages that take tourist...More

Thank kermitvb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Aside from being rather high on the island and hosting a pretty view of the lake, It's an arched rock. Not breathtatking, but not much on the island is, aside except the Grand Hotel.

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detail2retail2
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Danny G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we just went to mackinaw.I don't know anything about art.
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EastCoastMarc
March 9, 2017|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they should have any trouble it is on an open trail down from the fort. Many young adults and kids are out at the Arch the past two times we were there. It is definitely worth the trip and youth friendly.
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sachinjay333
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Rhinek1222 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the things on the island actually open until May, and the other reviewer is correct that it seems like Memorial Day is the time it really kicks off. Keep in mind that they still get snow in April since they... More
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