Almost all require hiking to reach but there are paths several barrier free to some of the most popular. As one of the largest waterfalls east of the mississippi it makes michigan proud with its 200 foot span and 50 foot drop into the expansive tahquamenon river.
Is home to all but one of michigan s waterfalls.
Waterfalls in the upper peninsula michigan. But less than 10 miles. Michigan is said to have nearly 200 named waterfalls all but one of which are located in the upper peninsula. 78 of 190 nature parks in upper peninsula whether it be the waterfalls in the keewanaw or the top of brockway mountain looking out over lake superior take manganese road south from copper harbor to see the beautiful manganese falls.
Ely falls on ely creek. There are still a good number of interesting falls to visit across the up. Big falls on east branch huron river.
In the spring there is a raging torrent of water passing over the drop that creates a powerful and majestic sight. Canyon falls the sturgeon river is one of the major rivers that flows through upper michigan and one of the best waterfalls along it is canyon falls. Many of them are better described as rapids.
Twin falls on east branch salmon trout river. Bond falls on middle branch ontonagon river. Upper tahquamenon falls the u p.
There are more than 300 falls scattered across the u p ranging in size from under 5 feet to 48 feet vertical drops. Laughing whitefish falls scenic site one of the tallest waterfalls in upper michigan laughing whitefish falls is a must stop when you are in the marquette or munising areas. However most of those falls are quite small.
You can take a ferry to an island that splits the tahquamenon river where you can see the lower and upper falls that make up the second largest waterfall east of the mississippi river. The largest waterfall in michigan can be found on the beautiful upper peninsula and is known as the stunning tahquamenon falls. The porcupine mountains in michigan s upper peninsula are a popular destination for their scenic views of dense hardwood forest lake superior and a handful of waterfalls.
Upper tahquamenon falls photo courtesy of pure michigan the upper falls at 50 feet tall and 200 feet wide stand alone as michigan s largest waterfalls the most interesting and among the most accessible. It is located within laughing whitefish falls state park. Later when the water level lowers you can explore.
Tahquamenon falls tahquamenon falls is arguably the most famous waterfall in upper peninsula of michigan. Laughing whitefish falls is classified as a slide waterfall and drops a total of 100 feet.