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Houghton, Michigan

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  • Houghton County, Michigan

    Hike to Hungarian Falls

    1 mi
    Hungarian Falls is a set of three waterfalls, the largest being around fifty feet in height, on the Dover Creek, just outside of Houghton, Michigan. In less than a mile, you can access these waterfalls, plus smaller unnamed drops and some very scenic overlooks. The lower and middle drops are belo...
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  • Pelkie, Michigan

    Hike to Sturgeon Falls

    1.5 mi
    The Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness is a remote and scenic section of the Ottawa National Forest. This trail descends steeply into Sturgeon Gorge to reach the falls – prepare to tackle the same elevation on your way out! There is also camping near the falls.
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  • L'Anse, Michigan

    Hike the Canyon Falls Gorge and Jump into Canyon Falls

    1 mi
    Taking US Hwy 41 south of L'Anse, you can see the Canyon Falls Roadside Park and trail access to the Canyon Falls gorge. The hike is mainly downhill to the first cliff jumping spot, roughly 200-300 meters down the path. A good warm-up, this cliff is roughly 10-15 feet, with the river base roughly...
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  • Grant Township, Michigan

    Bare Bluff Trail

    2.81 mi / 479 ft gain
    Bare Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Mohawk, Michigan.
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  • Bruce Crossing, Michigan

    Hike to O Kun de Kun Falls

    2.6 mi / -100 ft gain
    Located roughly 8 miles north of Bruce Crossing on Highway 45, the O Kun de Kun Trailhead is a small turnoff located on the right side of the highway. The trailhead offers limited parking, but the trail is rarely busy. At the beginning the trail, hikers can see the blue blazes of the North Countr...
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  • Ishpeming, Michigan

    Silver Lake Basin

    Silver Lake Basin is a secluded, quiet lake located in Champion Township, Michigan. The lake is on the Dead River about 30 miles north of Marquette. There is a dam, which created the Silver Lake Basin. Unfortunately, the dam failed in 2003 but was rebuilt in 2008. Silver Lake Basin provides mult...
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