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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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The view is breathtaking. We went the first week in September and it was beautiful. Don't forget your camera.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view is breathtaking. We went the first week in September and it was beautiful. Don't forget your camera.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family have been visiting Michigan every summer and this was our first time to visit this side of Michigan. We were really looking forward to some great falls and awesome areas but were disappointed. Definitely not a place to plan for your summer vacation.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We stayed at Presque Isle campground within the State Park with a group of other Class B motor homes. This is a no hook-up campground. The sites are HUGE! While we were in a site farthest from the lakeshore with 3 sites between us and the lake, there was no obstruction to our panoramic view. Great hiking location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We went in early October and the fall colors were unreal! We brought our dog along for his first backpacking trip ever, and it was the perfect first place to take him. We backpacked for three days and two nights. We started at the Lake of the Clouds parking area, and did a ~13 mile loop. We started off on... More 

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Lewiston, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful areas that I have ever visited. Lots of mountains, many Maple trees changing colors, lots of lakes, rivers, creeks. Lots of primitive campsites as well as state park campgrounds with hookups. Great hiking!

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Wetmore, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you're into hiking this is a great spot. Most of the hikes are of the easy to moderate type with a few on the difficult side. Be sure to hike the Escarpment trail off the Government Peak trail. Tt is one of the best.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The colors are in prime now and, even tho there was rain last night, the forest and views were awesome! Good facilities and not many people. Friendly rangers, gift shop staff.

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Granville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a perfect few days of fall color in the UP, hiking the East and West River Trails while camped at the Campground. It's truly remote, so bring what you'll need for the length of your stay. Campsites 2,4, and 6 offer spectacular views of Lake Superior. Be prepared for wind and bugs.

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Enjoyed Lake of the Clouds, the many waterfalls within the park and also took the chair lift ride to see the fall colors. Great staff everywhere!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Beautiful waterfalls, and easy hiking paths. It costs $9 to get into the the main areas of the park.

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