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We were not planning to stop here because the reviews of the foot path were only so so, but our schedule changed and we took advantage of a free evening to do the hike that starts... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 22, 2015
Jonathan K
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Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were not planning to stop here because the reviews of the foot path were only so so, but our schedule changed and we took advantage of a free evening to do the hike that starts at Meyers beach. First the hike is easy. It is just under two miles to the cliffs, and almost half of it is on... More 

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13 Thank Jonathan K
Eau Claire, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

I saw all the publicity last year about the caves but the timing did not work out for us to go. This year, it was a mission to make it if the caves were to open again. They opened February 28 and we were there. Yes, there were a lot of people doing the same thing. The walk from the... More 

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6 Thank OnlyMeDSW
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Something to do for a saturday adventure but I'd say check out the pictures on the Internet and save yourself the trip. The day we were there it was a mass exodus of people in a line as far as you could see. Kind of took away from the beauty of the place. The highlight was stopping on the way... More 

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5 Thank DandD763
Urbandale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

The ice caves were absolutely amazing. We felt so blessed to have the chance to see the caves. The walk was around 1 mile from the Meyers beach parking lot. We got there before sunrise - so pretty much had the place to ourselves. Just make sure you dress extra warm - snow pants, down coat, hat, mittens, scarf, waterproof... More 

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3 Thank paultammyb
Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

We had the most amazing day here. We were lucky (super, super lucky) and able to park in the Meyers Road lot, which meant we shaved 2 miles or more off of our hike. Wear warm, layered clothes, sturdy boots and ice cleats. Bring a drink and a snack, your camera and a tripod, too. Plan to spend at least... More 

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4 Thank Mmmidwesterner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I made 6 mile round-trip from Meyers Beach. Had to park a mile away so 8 miles round-trip for the day. It was worth every step we have not seen such beauty in a long time. We wore ice Trekkers which allowed us to climb many of the flows. We were rewarded a day of beauty and... More 

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3 Thank Terry T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

After reading about the horrific crowds on weekends (and seeing the photos that looked like The March of the Penguins), my husband and I opted to do this on a weekday. 7 hr drive from MKE. The Ice Hike was very manageable / and quite a fun thing, but anyone going should spend some time on preparation and planning the... More 

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6 Thank rollngstone
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2014

We spent a sunny Sunday afternoon at Mawikwe Bay, temps were about 8 degrees. The ice formations on the rocky cliffs are beautiful, but it takes some doing to get there. Due to puplicity, thousands of people are coming to see the sites. Cars were parked 2-3 miles down the highway. Rather than walking an unknown distance (turns out it... More 

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6 Thank Pudiimom
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

I had been kayaking here during the summertime and thought it was beautiful then. I must say, even in winter, the beauty is breathtaking! Well worth the frigid walk to see the ice caves. We went to Meyers Beach before sunrise and had our choice of parking, although later in the day, it was crowded. Count on walking about 3-4... More 

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5 Thank Barbara A
Clam Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

Simply beautiful! The ice that forms off the caves to the lake are awe inspiring! The caves are located on Lake Superior and can only be seen a limited time depending on the weather and wave action. It's been 5 years since the last time one could venture out to see this magnificent sight. Due to the continual below freezing... More 

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