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“A great tour of a cold water”
Review of Soo Locks

Soo Locks
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Oxford, Michigan
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A great tour of a cold water”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

A great adventure into the Soo Locks. Seeing the different water levels and the huge ships and freighters navigating the lakes.

Visited July 2012
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Lake Orion, Michigan
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209 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“loved it”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

My brother and I loved the Soo Locks, we loved watching the ships come and go, and the museum there was very informative.

Visited June 2012
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MI
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116 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Winter viewing”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Stopped to watch a freighter in the locks. Of course we had to be eye balled by 2 security persons in the office busy watching TV. Disappointed to find the viewing platform closed for the winter. Since the locks were still open, would it be to much to ask that maybe the security guards could turn the TV off and go shovel the sidewalks up to the locks and along side the fences?

Visited January 2013
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The pride of Sault Sainte Marie, Mi.”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Soo Locks are the pride and joy of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, and well worth a visit. from Portage Ave., it is possible to watch freighters from an observation platform, overlooking the McArthur Lock, as they pass between Lake Superior and the St. Mary's River. Surrounded by the Soo Locks Park, it is a good place to spend some time visiting the park fountain, or having a look at the Sault Sainte Marie Ontario, Canada shoreline, which can be seen from the park.

Visited August 2012
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Neat experience”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

Great covered observation deck with benches so you can comfortably watch the ships come in and out even in the rain and wind.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Elaina V
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