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Review of Castle Rock

Castle Rock
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St. Paul, MN
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219 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“cheap”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

For one dollar you get to walk a boatload of steps to get a magnificent view of the lake, island and a bit of the bridge. But be in good shape as it is steep. If coming from the UP to the area it is a great first stop.

Visited August 2012
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English first
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114 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Can't Beat the Price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

What else can you do for a dollar? Yes, one dollar? You can climb all the way to the top of Castle Rock and get a fantastic view of the lake and surrounding forest. This view can't be beat! Be warned, however, there are lots and lots of stairs, so if you're out of shape or have a heart condition, this might not be the best attraction for you, especially on a hot summer day. Otherwise, it's a good way to spend a little time in the U.P. Did I mention the price? Only a dollar! How can you go wrong?

Visited August 2012
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Goodrich, Michigan
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85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“What a view.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

Shop in front is just like all the others but the view at the top is worth making a stop. Beautiful view of the Island and surrounding lake. But I would not recommend the walk to those in poor health. They said 170 steps and it is tough! I had to take a couple of breaks and I consider myself in pretty good shape.

Visited August 2012
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missouri
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Must see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

A must see for only a dollar!
Gift shop has alot of great souvinirs.
The view from atop the rock is magnificent.

Visited August 2012
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Jonesville, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A workout”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

This was fun except for once you got to the lookout platform you were attacked by swarms of flying bugs. You could stay to get maybe one or two pictures and then you spent the next ten minutes picking bugs off you and out of your hair. The kids had a couple of bites on them also.

Visited August 2012
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