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Nice walk along beautiful river and falls. Walk is easy to moderate in difficulty. Most of the... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Muskegon County, Michigan
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Piers Gorge

It didn’t really seem like a Gorge to me. It seemed more like a walk in the woods by a river... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Barbara K
Georgetown, Texas, Usa
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice walk along beautiful river and falls. Walk is easy to moderate in difficulty. Most of the falls within 1/4 mike or so. Pier 4 is about half mile in and least interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin7088
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

It didn’t really seem like a Gorge to me. It seemed more like a walk in the woods by a river, but.... it was beautiful! Very wooded, tall trees ( where I live trees aren’t that tall). The trail was pretty wide but not really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We are not young people( ages 75 & 80) but love hiking and this was a nice hiking trail. We took our dogs and set out not knowing how far we would go. We ended up doing the 3 mile round trip. The falls are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L5868YKdianep
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We loved the Piers Gorge Trail! As others wrote, the waterfall at the third pier was the best, but the rapids and the river itself as well as the beauty surrounding the trail were all wonderful. It was a cloudy morning, and we did not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 12NancyG
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Did this as part of the falls of Wisconsin. Know it was on the Michigan side but highly recommended doing all of the county. Nice walk and park. Can park outside of the gate and not pay for the fee

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank txpackerfan10
Reviewed July 9, 2018

One of the attractions of this area of the gateway to the upper peninsula is the abundance of trails that can take a person to pleasant waterfalls. The Piers Gorge is a 1.5mile trail that is easy to navigate and provides the hiker with easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Marty L
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This is a beautiful moderate hiking trail to get back into various vistas to see the white water rapids and hopefully the rafters. It can be a little difficult if there has been rain. Be sure to wear gear and clothes that can get dirty....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Franster48
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

This short hike is incredibly relaxing with breathtaking views of the river. Perfect for those who may simply be passing through or even those who have lived in the area forever.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank N1730VWbrendaw
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Went hiking here on recommendation of hotel clerk. It was very quiet and beautiful, with several places to view the river and rapids. A little rocky and some roots, but I'd call it moderate. Beautiful as fall is starting to arrive, fresh cedar needles on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank thetravellingeek
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Beautiful scenic easy hiking! Picturesque, quiet with lovely photo opportunities. Just outside of Iron Mountain, less than ten miles.

Date of experience: September 2017
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