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hiking
7 days ago

Absolutely without a doubt the best trail in the UP a must do for hikers and nature lovers. Left (clockwise) is for sure the easier way to go but still a challenge if you decide not to back track and take the rest of the trail out. Very steep climb down at times and many fallen rocks with step drops. A great hike.

hiking
11 days ago

Really beautiful spot with great views of the water. If you’re looking for a challenge, going counterclockwise will provide that as others have said, albeit it might be a little dangerous in some spots if you aren’t careful or if it’s wet and slippery. The regular trail is kid friendly but I wouldn’t recommend the counterclockwise route if you have some with you or if you’re mobility-impaired in any way. The regular trail is probably rated as easy... maybe moderate because it’s up hill. The counterclockwise route with the scrambling is for sure hard in my opinion.

Very nice trail with lots to see. This route takes you past the end of trail and along the longer trail.

hiking
20 days ago

Cool relaxing hike, however not as amazing as I thought it would be

scenic driving
20 days ago

Plan to be at the top by sunset, most beautiful sunset in Michigan! We stayed after to stargaze, and it was equally incredible.

hiking
30 days ago

Amazing views and a good challenge. Should be rated more difficult than moderate.

hiking
1 month ago

Nice easy hike with wonderful views in every direction. Heavily trafficked up to the falls, then much fewer people.

This is a mix of forest and stream. The trails are marked well. There is a lot of damage to trees and grasses at the stream from the recent flooding. I parked at the back of the fairgrounds, but there is other parking.

hiking
1 month ago

My favorite hike in the UP! Great views and some nice scrambling. I would recommend going right at the intersection and follow the trail around. Then you can scramble up the rock field to the bluffs. Then go back the opposite way and its a nicely maintained trail.

Cool views, easy hike. Be sure to hike to both the upper and lower falls. Nice picnic area available with access to potable water.

Very cool old growth forest! Came early in the season, trail needed some clean up, but overall a very nice trail!

Amazing views!!!

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful fall views and amazing fall colors. Did the hike counter clockwise, the stretch of trail below the bluff was a bit rough in a couple areas with loose rocks in steep sections, with a moderately difficult climb to the top (fun for me) prior to making it the the majestic views of the Keweenaw. If your looking for an easier rout go to the left (clockwise) hit the clearings and turn back before the steep decent, making it a safer in and out hike without missing any views.

hiking
6 months ago

So pretty! I hiked this short trail during the week of Thanksgiving 2017. There was quite a bit of snow and the falls were beautiful! I can’t believe of all the times I have been to this area I have never made this quick hike. Very flat, easy, great photo ops. Only saw one other person there, I am guessing it is pretty deserted once snow starts falling.

Beautiful scenery. Best to go in the Fall highly recommended

My most favorite trail system in Houghton County!

hiking
9 months ago

Amazing view at the tip of the Keweenaw!

10 months ago

Views amazing. Went counter clockwise around the loop. Was pretty hard a lot of scrambling up rocks .

hiking
11 months ago

Decent trail with a lot of hills and some steep climbs over large rocks. The Overlook loop takes you high above the area. The day I was there, the temp was about 60 and humidity was very low. The wind was strong. All in all, it was a good day. The wagon trail has several downed trees forcing you up to 20 yards off the trail to get around them. Not hardly any wildlife. No bears, no moose. just a couple of cute chipmunks.

hiking
11 months ago

Wonderful trails, swimming, and kayaking in little coves

hiking
11 months ago

Spectacular old growth forest protected by local environmental groups

walking
11 months ago

Beautiful!

walking
Friday, June 09, 2017

Went for after dinner walk at 8pm in June. Beautiful with sunshine.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

the views are fantastic, well worth the drive!

Monday, September 19, 2016

If you get off the trail and walk, climb the rocks at the river's edge it's fantastic! Great photo ops too

Monday, August 29, 2016

Easy trail with very nice scenery

Friday, August 19, 2016

We did the "big loop" at about 3-3.5 miles and it was beautiful. Enormous old white pines, among other trees too. Very nice hike.

walking
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

An Urban style trail, lots of history

hiking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Do a little rock scrambling down to the lake. Decent fishing spot

walking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Great for a morning walk

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