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Gems in Upper Peninsula - 5

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

Chapel Rock

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

Scoville Point

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

Rock Harbor Lighthouse and Edisen Fishery

(7) 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

Recommended Routes in Upper Peninsula - 19

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

Chapel Loop

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

Munising, MI
Favorite The Big Carp River.
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
Favorite Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
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
Favorite Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
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
Favorite Lake Superior from the Minong Ridge Trail
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
Favorite The Big Carp River.
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
Favorite A wet boardwalk on the Lower Falls Trail.
Intermediate

Tahquamenon Falls Route

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

Newberry, MI
Favorite Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Difficult

Windigo to Rock Harbor via Minong Ridge Trail

50.2 mi 80.8 km 4,538' Up 1383.21 m Up 4,555' Down 1388.48 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite A view of Lake Huron with some fall foliage.
Easy/Intermediate

More Shoreline

2.2 mi 3.6 km 69' Up 20.97 m Up 82' Down 24.87 m Down

Saint I…, MI

Upper Peninsula Hiking

  • 1,499 Miles 2,413 Kilometers of Trail
  • 18 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 97 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 96 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 21 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Upper Peninsula - 196

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI 13 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Bush Bay Hiking Trail (Narnia Trail)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
182.3 mi 293.4 km #3NCT: MI Segment 2 - Central UP
Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
40.2 mi 64.7 km #4Greenstone Ridge Trail
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5West Huginnin Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6North Mirror Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Mount Ojibway Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
172.1 mi 277.0 km #8NCT: MI Segment 3 - Eastern UP
Easy
Newberry, MI
Easy
Newberry, MI
5.8 mi 9.3 km #9Valley Spur Singletrack
Intermediate
Munising, MI
Intermediate
Munising, MI
8.3 mi 13.4 km #10State Highway M-185 (Lake Shore Boulevard)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI

Photos of Upper Peninsula - 219

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