Big Carp River Trail
ElevationAscent: 813' 248 m
Descent: -106' -32 m
High: 1,416' 432 m
Low: 624' 190 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A walk inland from Lake Superior up the "Big" Carp River.”— samh Haraldson
This trail makes its way across and along multiple creeks and rivers before making the slow climb toward Lafayette Peak on the Escarpment Ridge. This ridge walk is sublime with views of Lake Superior, the Porcupine Wilderness interior, and Lake of the Clouds. The trail comes to an end at the Lake of the Clouds trailhead.
Land Manager: MI DNR - Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park