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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

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Address: 33303 Headquarters Rd, Ontonagon, MI 49953-9087
Phone Number: +1 906-885-5275
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Consists of 60,000 acres of lakes, forests and rivers.

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Amazing! Felt like another world!

Have lived in Michigan for 35 years and this was my first visit to the Porkies. Who knew such beauty was right here in the U.P.? We spent two days and only saw a portion of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
dre51
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Petoskey, Michigan
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Petoskey, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have lived in Michigan for 35 years and this was my first visit to the Porkies. Who knew such beauty was right here in the U.P.? We spent two days and only saw a portion of the park, but hit the highlights - Lake of the Clouds, Presque Isle Falls. Start with the Visitor's Center, which is very well done... More 

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

We camped here for a few days and it was our fav camping trip ever!!! The park is huge! No way to see it all in one trip. We just hit the highlights: Lake of the Clouds, Presque Isle river, etc. The camping sites seemed to book up quickly and we only had two choices of sites, neither of which... More 

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Thousand Oaks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful camping spot - right on the lake. I was able to sit on the rocks, kayak and pop back to my camper easily. Gorgeous views! The inland sites were ok, but crowded and open.

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michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the State Park just outside the park (7 miles from Lake of the Clouds and a mile or so from the road that forms the southern boundary of the park and is used to access more trails). First of all, the campground is very nice, a little open in spots. It also has brand new bathrooms, showers... More 

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Crystal Lake,IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently took a day trip from Manitowish Waters. Beautiful waterfalls on the western side Trails are awesome - really need at least two full days to take it all in . Make sure you bring food for a picnic and plenty of water for hiking.

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Ashtabula, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for pristine wilderness with beautiful vista's the Porcupine Mountains are a great place to go. Your starting point should be the Welcome Center followed Lake of the Clouds, Scenic Overlook and the Presque Isle waterfalls. if you're anywhere within 100 miles of the Porcupine Mountains just find a way to make a visit. You won't regret it.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see Overlooked Falls. It was so beautiful to see the different small falls that make up Overlooked Falls. The walk down to the falls was beautiful as well. Can't wait for next year to explore more of the Porcupine Mountains. If you love nature, you will definitely want to visit here. You must get a parking permit... More 

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Harbor Springs MI, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to view God's hand at work! Beautiful woods, beaches and waterfalls. Even though it was a bit rainy and overcast it was awesome.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the UP and this is just another reason why! PMWSP is a fantastic destination for hiking , camping, and any outdoor activity you can think of. Camped at Presque Isle campground,for 6 days and it was comfortable, quiet and decent. This is a rustic site so prepare for that, Vault toilets, and available water onsite. No showers but we... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful scenery! Lake of the Clouds was worth the hike. Great hiking trails...some easy, some a bit more difficult, but all worth every step!

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