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The Best Hiking in Bessemer

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Top hiking spots in and near Bessemer

  • Bessemer, Michigan

    Hike to Gabbro Falls

    5.0
    1 mi
    Gabbro Falls is on the Black River and is as impressive waterfall.  This wild waterfall does not have any fences or barriers, so view with caution from above. Getting there, take Black Jack Road north. This road will take a sharp left turn and will go by the ski hill. Before you get to the ski hi...
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  • Bessemer, Michigan

    Explore Gabbro Falls

    Gabbro Falls is located just east of Blackjack Ski Resort in Bessemer, MI. There are two options for seeing the falls. First, you can continue through the resort parking lot, and continue up a service road. On the left, you see a small parking area. From the parking area, you can see a small hand...
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  • Marenisco, Michigan

    Wolf Mountain

    0.72 mi / 223 ft gain
    Wolf Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Wakefield, Michigan.
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Presque Isle River Waterfalls Loop

    1.54 mi / 171 ft gain
    Presque Isle River Waterfalls Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Wakefield, Michigan.
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  • Saxon, Wisconsin

    Hike to Saxon Falls

    0.5 mi
    An unusual hike to see the falls, Saxon Falls sits next to a flowage station. On foot, follow the short, wooded hiking trail to the east of the parking area, which leads to the overlook location. For better viewing, continue down the path. The falls sports one of the deepest gorges in the region....
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Hike the Presque Isle River Waterfall Loop

    5.0
    2.3 mi
    This hike combines the East and West River Trails for a scenic hike along the Presque Isle River, which runs through the Porcupine Mountains State Park. The river has strong currents and sections of rapids, as well as three main waterfalls, Nawadaha Falls, Manido Falls, and Manabezho Falls, which...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Presque Isle Falls Loop

    1.28 mi / 194 ft gain
    Presque Isle Falls Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ironwood, Michigan.
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  • Marenisco, Michigan

    Hike to Yondota Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    Outside of Marenisco, MI, take Cty Rd 523 north of town. The trailhead is just north of the bridge over Presque Isle River, hidden away in the trees. We missed it our first pass over the bridge. Once at the trailhead, hike down roughly 0.25 to 0.5 miles to see the waterfalls to your left. There a...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Hike to Superior Falls

    4.0
    0.5 mi / -100 ft gain
    Superior Falls sits right next to the Superior River, near the northern terminus of the Montreal River. The parking area for the falls is rather large, and there are porta-potties directly next to the parking area.  To see the lower region of the falls, you can hike down to the base of the river,...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Pinkerton Creek Trail

    4.81 mi / 240 ft gain
    Pinkerton Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Wakefield, Michigan.
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Little Carp, Beaver Creek, and South Mirror Lake Loop

    12.23 mi / 1214 ft gain
    Little Carp, Beaver Creek, and South Mirror Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near White Pine, Michigan.
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Backpack the Little Carp River Trail in the Porkies

    4.0
    15.3 mi / -720 ft gain
    The Little Carp River Trailhead is located in the center of the Porcupine Mountain State Park, about 16 miles west of the park headquarters on S. Boundary Road. At the start of the trailhead, hikers can see Overlooked Falls. About a mile in one the trail, Greenstone Falls can be seen past both th...
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Mirror Lake Cabins Loop

    6.24 mi / 584 ft gain
    The trip to Mirror Lake begins at the Summit Peak Scenic Area. To extend your hike, start at the Lily Pond trail-head farther south on Summit Peak Road (5.3 miles to cabin). The initial trail towards the lake is the Beaver Creek trail (1.2 miles). The trail climbs down the peak slope into some lo...
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Mirror Lake via Little Carp River Trail

    5.68 mi / 400 ft gain
    Mirror Lake via Little Carp River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Ontonagon, Michigan.
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Summit Peak Observation Tower

    0.9 mi / 190 ft gain
    Summit Peak Observation Tower is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Ontonagon, Michigan.
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Summit Peak to Mirror Lake to Lake of the Clouds Loop

    16.35 mi / 1926 ft gain
    Summit Peak to Mirror Lake to Lake of the Clouds Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ontonagon, Michigan.
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