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Gems in Upper Peninsula - 6

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gem Favorite Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.

Chapel Rock

(12) Munising, MI
gem Favorite Scoville Point - Isle Royale National Park

Scoville Point

(9) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Rock Harbor Lighthouse from the water

Rock Harbor Lighthouse and Edisen Fishery

(8) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Mostly-frozen Tahquamenon Falls in winter from the primary viewing platform.

Tahquamenon Falls

(8) Newberry, MI
gem Favorite Mosquito Falls

Mosquito Falls

(9) Munising, MI
gem Favorite Boardwalk trail

Canyon Falls

(1) L'Anse, MI

Recommended Routes in Upper Peninsula - 18

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Favorite Tall trees on the trail towards Chapel Rock in the summer.
Intermediate Intermediate

Chapel Loop

10.6 mi 17.1 km 763' Up 232.47 m Up 752' Down 229.35 m Down

Munising, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite The Big Carp River.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Loop

21.2 mi 34.1 km 1,463' Up 445.88 m Up 1,444' Down 440.21 m Down

Ontonagon, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Greenstone Ridge

40.2 mi 64.7 km 2,451' Up 747.19 m Up 2,454' Down 748.12 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
Difficult Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Traverse

26.5 mi 42.6 km 2,595' Up 790.9 m Up 2,624' Down 799.65 m Down

Ontonagon, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite Lake Superior from the Minong Ridge Trail
Difficult Difficult

Minong Ridge Traverse

29.2 mi 47.0 km 2,256' Up 687.69 m Up 2,265' Down 690.44 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite The Big Carp River.
Difficult Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Scenic Wilderness Loop

23.5 mi 37.8 km 1,614' Up 491.93 m Up 1,617' Down 492.81 m Down

Wakefield, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite A wet boardwalk on the Lower Falls Trail.
Intermediate Intermediate

Tahquamenon Falls Route

5.8 mi 9.3 km 418' Up 127.49 m Up 577' Down 175.75 m Down

Newberry, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite View of the Portage Lift Bridge.
Difficult Difficult

Mont Ripley Overlook

0.9 mi 1.5 km 411' Up 125.25 m Up 410' Down 124.83 m Down

Houghton, MI
Explore in 3D
Favorite Solomiyanskyi Park
Intermediate Intermediate

Stoll Memorial Trail

3.3 mi 5.3 km 55' Up 16.68 m Up 51' Down 15.55 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Explore in 3D

Upper Peninsula Hiking

  • 1,265 Miles 2,037 Kilometers of Trail
  • 18 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 109 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 141 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 28 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Upper Peninsula - 260

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Escarpment Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Ontonagon, MI 14 
40.2 mi 64.7 km #2Greenstone Ridge Trail
Difficult Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Difficult Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
182.3 mi 293.4 km #3NCT: MI Segment 2 - Central UP
Intermediate Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Bush Bay Hiking Trail (Narnia Trail)
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5West Huginnin Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6North Mirror Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Mount Ojibway Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
172.1 mi 277.0 km #8NCT: MI Segment 3 - Eastern UP
Easy Easy
Newberry, MI
Easy Easy
Newberry, MI
5.8 mi 9.3 km #9Valley Spur Singletrack
Intermediate Intermediate
Munising, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Munising, MI
2.8 mi 4.5 km #10North Ridge Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Quinnesec, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Quinnesec, MI

Photos of Upper Peninsula - 235

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Rock Harbor
May 21, 2015 near Isle Ro…, MI
The Big Carp River.
May 28, 2015 near Ontonagon, MI
Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Jan 16, 2017 near Isle Ro…, MI
Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
Feb 17, 2017 near Ontonagon, MI
Chippewa Harbor Sunrise
Apr 2, 2020 near Isle Ro…, MI
Tall trees on the trail towards Chapel Rock in the summer.
Jul 4, 2022 near Munising, MI
Mostly-frozen Tahquamenon Falls in winter from the primary viewing platform.
Jul 4, 2022 near Newberry, MI
A wet boardwalk on the Lower Falls Trail.
Jul 4, 2022 near Newberry, MI

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