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    • Munising, Michigan

      Miners Falls

      4.8
      A simple hike from the trailhead will take you through the woods and to the viewing deck of Miners Falls. There are well marked signs to the trailhead from the main road, which is extremely helpful with the lack of cell phone service in the area. The hike is 1.2 miles round trip and requires no ...
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    • Munising, Michigan

      Backpack Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

      5.0
      43 mi / 500 ft gain
      The time of the year is one of the most important factors of this trip. DO NOT under any circumstances plan this trip for a time during mid June - mid August. The black flies at this time of the year are more than a nuisance. They are seemingly resistant to even 100% DEET, and can bite through cl...
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    • Munising, Michigan

      Munising Falls

      4.5
      0.37 mi / 72 ft gain
      Munising Falls is a 50' falls located inside the city limits of Munising. The trail to the waterfall is directly outside the visitor center and makes for a quick and easy hike after stopping by to pick up a permit or check in with a ranger.  The paved trail is cool and shaded as it follows a cre...
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    • Munising, Michigan

      Miners Castle to Au Sable Lighthouse

      3.0
      27.32 mi / 2323 ft gain
      This trip works best with two cars where the first is dropped off at the Twelvemile Beach Parking Lot, and carpooled over to the Miner's Castle Parking Lot. Both lots can be easily found in the Pictured Rocks National Seashore Map, or on Google Maps. Start your day at Miner's Castle by checking ...
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    • Munising, Michigan

      Tannery Falls

      0.37 mi / 112 ft gain
      Located right off of County Highway 58 across from Sand Point Road, Tannery Falls doesn't see the larger advertising that many other falls see in the area, but is a hidden gem within the town. At the start of the hike, you'll need to find a parking spot off of the highway, you might run into tick...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Kayak the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

      5.0
      The best place to start a kayak tour of the main section of cliffs along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Miners Beach, located just outside of Munising. Miners Beach features a good size parking lot, along with a beautiful sandy beach that serves as a great launching point within sight o...
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    • Munising Township, Michigan

      Explore Wagner Falls

      5.0
      Wagner Falls is an easy-to-reach waterfall right off of 94. There are parking areas on both sides of the highway so even when the trail is busy you will likely find a spot. Its close proximity to the highway and short trail make Wagner Falls the idea place to go if you are limited on time but wan...
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    • Munising, Michigan

      Grand Island Loop

      20.63 mi / 1309 ft gain
      Located in Munising, MI, Grand Island National Recreation Area is a part of the Hiawatha National Forest. While this section of the Upper Peninsula is known for Pictured Rocks National Park, many people fail to see or check out Grand Island. Secluded by ferry access, the island features 12 backpa...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Mosquito Beach Loop

      4.54 mi / 413 ft gain
      Start at the Chapel Basin parking lot at the far northwest corner (if you see signs for Chapel Rock, you picked the wrong trail!), and you will be gifted with a great hike downhill at first. The trail will split and you will have to choose to go the falls route or the direct route. I would sugges...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Chapel Basin to Beaver Creek Loop

      5.0
      20.52 mi / 2244 ft gain
      This two day (easily extended if you want more time to explore) hike offers some of the best views in all 40 miles of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The days are split up into a 8.8 mile day and a 12.6 mile day and can be done in either direction but since I did the 8.8 mile day first I will ...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Chapel Loop

      5.0
      10.27 mi / 1306 ft gain
      The trail loop from Mosquito Beach to Chapel Rock takes hikers through woods, to the edge of cliffs, and to the bottom of beaches along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The trail head begins inland and contains a 10.4 mile loop to numerous locations and viewing areas. The cliffs tower to h...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Mosquito Falls

      2.15 mi / 184 ft gain
      When you want to pack the backpack for a short day hike in the Pictured Rocks, look no further than hiking to Mosquito Falls!  Start at the Chapel Basin parking lot at the far northwest corner (if you see signs for Chapel Rock, you picked the wrong trail!), and you will be gifted with a great hi...
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    • Shingleton, Michigan

      Chapel Falls & Mosquito Beach Loop Trail

      9.67 mi / 1211 ft gain
      The trip begins at the parking lot or trailhead 3 miles inland from Chapel Rock. The first three miles of the trail are pretty much flat and is a very easy hike. At the two-mile mark, you will see scenic overviews of Chapel Lake and Chapel Falls providing great photo opportunities. About 1/4 mile...
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    • Seney, Michigan

      Au Sable Point Lighthouse

      3.01 mi / 157 ft gain
      This was a fun visit while at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  There was a volunteer couple running the lighthouse portion and they were friendly, kind, and well informed. The tour itself (led by a NPS ranger I believe) was just ok, but it was still interesting.  The views at the top of th...
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    • Seney, Michigan

      Log Slide Overlook

      0.5 mi
      Log Slide Overlook on Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's upper peninsula stands over 500ft above the water and provides stunning views of Lake Superior. Pictured Rocks is home to many beautiful waterfalls, hikes, cliffs and vistas, including Log Slide Overlook. This location is an o...
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    • Seney, Michigan

      I Pool Loop

      1.53 mi / 59 ft gain
      I Pool Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Seney, Michigan.
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