These are heavenly places that are tranquil unique and all natural. The best viewing is from the bottom of a long staircase of 168 steps.
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.
Waterfalls to visit in the up. Almost all require hiking to reach but there are paths several barrier free to some of the most popular. As you visit our waterfalls stop and take notice of the signs explaining the conglomerate rock formations. The tahquamenon river which flows to the falls was made famous in the henry wadsworth longfellow poem hiawatha and its name said to originate from indian lore too.
The falls drops over a series of ledges and falls a total of 75 feet. Letchworth state park the grand canyon of the east boasts three major waterfalls on the genesee river and arguably the most spectacular of them is middle falls. The trail from the parking area to this staircase is a short one.
You can walk down about 90 steps to a viewing area that is very close to the falls and provides a scenic view and is a great spot for pictures remember it s also 92 steps back up what beautiful area both the upper and lower falls spectacular views great walking paths so many things to see with the falls being the center of attention. Upper peninsula michigan waterfalls munising michigan these majestic waterfalls range from unnamed small waterfalls on grand island to large cascading flows falling from cliff faces along the pictured rocks national lakeshore. Upper tahquamenon falls the u p.
Us 2 in bessemer take powderhorn rd north. To get the best view of middle. There are more than 300 falls scattered across the u p ranging in size from under 5 feet to 48 feet vertical drops.
The largest waterfall in michigan can be found on the beautiful upper peninsula and is known as the stunning tahquamenon falls. Sable falls tumbles 75 feet over a cascading slope of munising and jacobsville sandstone formations on its way to lake superior. This makes a great spot.
Is home to all but one of michigan s waterfalls. Sable falls one of the many beautiful waterfalls within pictured rocks national lakeshore sable falls is a must visit when you are in the munising area. The national black river scenic byway includes great conglomerate falls potawatomi gorge sandstone and rainbow falls.
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. Sable falls is located along highway h 58 just a few miles from grand marais mi.