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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

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Address: 33303 Headquarters Rd, Ontonagon, MI 49953
Phone Number: +1 906-885-5275
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Consists of 60,000 acres of lakes, forests and rivers.

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this is definitely worth the trip! Beautiful views, great hiking, ample parking. I would highly recommend visiting if you are in the area

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is definitely worth the trip! Beautiful views, great hiking, ample parking. I would highly recommend visiting if you are in the area

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Waterford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Porkies were beautiful. We wish we had more than the 3 days we had to explore. We could have spent a week and not seen it all.

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drive five hours to get here every July.....it never gets old. The park is beautiful, remote, wild. Great modern campground, a rustic campground, yurts, hike-in cabins and remote campsites. Make sure to make reservations for peak times.

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Wyandotte, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well-maintained trails. Good signage within the park. Peaceful waterfalls. Nice visitor center and gift shop.

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mayville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We only went for a few hours. We walked the minors Union trail. It's only a mile and WOW! Talk about gorgeous trails and sites. Tons of waterfalls! We also went to see the lake of the clouds. Amazing views. We will be back!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is so much do in this park. From the Lake of the Clouds to the backcountry trails. It's a beautiful part of the state. Watch out for the black flies in the summer.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful state park with plenty of trails and exquisite views. Plan to spend an entire day here and bring plenty of water. So much to see in so little time.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is perfect for both rugged hiking and backpacking, and shorter site seeing hikes. Great vistas, well-maintained trails, modern and back-country camping. The back-country sites are beautiful (shaded, but not overgrown). The "car-camping" sites at Union Bay are very close together next to Lake Superior, but the wide rock shelf shore "backyard" is awesome. The Union Bay sites are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place, and well-kept too. I enjoyed the day I spent here. Make sure to set aside time to hike some of the trails, because they are gorgeous. If you get a state park pass (just $15) you can get in free and all other state parks.

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Kaukauna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many of the trails are very wild and lack improvement. This park is popular with people who have days to camp and hike. However, if you are doing a day trip, hit the recommended highlights: Lake of the Clouds, Summit Peak overlook, and Presque waterfalls. Also, hit little known but beautiful geologically and historically Nonesuch Trail. This short waterfall trip... More 

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