Hike to Tahquamenon Falls

1 Miles Round Trip - Out-and-Back Trail

Tahquamenon Falls Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by Alaina Donovan

If you traveling the Upper Peninsula area, this is a MUST SEE. It's the second largest waterfall East of the Mississippi. It is a powerful, oddly colored waterfall that is quite a beauty! 

The waterfall is only a short stroll from the parking lot but is well worth the stop. It drops over 50ft and is 200ft wide. A stunning, powerful flow. The obvious 'Rootbeer' color comes from tannic acid produced by decaying hemlocks, cedars, and spruces along the river's banks. There are various view points and a small observation deck above the falls. Don't be shocked if you spot a bear or a fox, there's tons of wildlife in this area!

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Adult Beverages
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
River
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

1 Miles
Out-and-Back Trail

Stay Nearby

501 Fifth Line East, Canada

Sault Ste. Marie KOA

St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace / Mackinac Island KOA

Mackinaw City, Michigan

Mackinaw City / Mackinac Island KOA

Munising Township, Michigan

Munising / Pictured Rocks KOA

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Cool spot!

Breathtaking views, easy to access, and definitely worth checking out. One of the largest falls in the area, can’t miss!