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Arch Rock

Mackinac Island, MI
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Absolutely Beautiful!

This was my favorite view on the entire Island! The views of the clear blue water were amazing from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Georgetown, Kentucky

This is a must see on the island. Whether you take the stairs up, or come from the other direction... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aubrey K
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Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mackinac Island, MI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my favorite view on the entire Island! The views of the clear blue water were amazing from Arch Rock! Well worth the walk up the 200+ steps from the road below.

Thank dmr8317
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must see on the island. Whether you take the stairs up, or come from the other direction and skip the stairs- it's a one of a kind experience! Be ready to take some awesome pics!

Thank Aubrey K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing sight. Views were incredible from this point. We came from the Fort and luckily we only had to walk down the 209 steps to the road below. Felt sorry for those people coming up the stairs while we were going down....More

Thank Sks1251
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've visited this landmark at least three times before, but the view and rock are still beautiful. Only tip is to ignore your Google Maps if you walk and take the road out of the city to the stairs up to the lookout point. Otherwise,...More

Thank ludkem
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the view from here!! Truly special! A must see when visiting the island! A wonderful place to ride your bike.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here while on the carriage ride. Beautiful cool Mother Nature. We were able to stay about 15 minutes. Next visit we will return to explore more. Good photo opt.

Thank LAL1111
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh the wonders of this world!!! This is worth the walk in any weather. Have a selfie stick ready, and a little patience for everyone taking pics.

Thank pickierthanpretty
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is pretty but I wouldn't say that it is a must see if you can do other things. If you have two days, then see it.

Thank Jessie M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can walk or ride a bike. I recommend the bike. Ten dollars an hour so take a ride on the path and enjoy Pure Michigan. Stop and take the stairs up to the arch. Great view and relax a bit near the water. You...More

Thank hockeyeh
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely spot on the island. Great for pics and great leg work out. If you have trouble with steps, I would not try as 207 sounds easy until you get to step 100...

Thank Cat V
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10 March 2017|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they should have any trouble it is on an open trail down from the fort. Many young adults and kids are out at the Arch the past two times we were there. It is definitely worth the trip and youth friendly.
21 February 2017|
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Response from Rhinek1222 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the things on the island actually open until May, and the other reviewer is correct that it seems like Memorial Day is the time it really kicks off. Keep in mind that they still get snow in April since they... More
16 August 2016|
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Response from MMCHIN | Reviewed this property |
You have to climb 207 steps from the main road.