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a nice hike along the Menominee River

One of the attractions of this area of the gateway to the upper peninsula is the abundance of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marty L
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Arlington, Vermont
Back to Nature! Exciting Vistas of White Water Rafting!

This is a beautiful moderate hiking trail to get back into various vistas to see the white water... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Franster48
,
La Porte, Indiana
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Off route 8, Norway, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the attractions of this area of the gateway to the upper peninsula is the abundance of trails that can take a person to pleasant waterfalls. The Piers Gorge is a 1.5mile trail that is easy to navigate and provides the hiker with easy...More

Thank Marty L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful moderate hiking trail to get back into various vistas to see the white water rapids and hopefully the rafters. It can be a little difficult if there has been rain. Be sure to wear gear and clothes that can get dirty....More

1  Thank Franster48
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This short hike is incredibly relaxing with breathtaking views of the river. Perfect for those who may simply be passing through or even those who have lived in the area forever.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Went hiking here on recommendation of hotel clerk. It was very quiet and beautiful, with several places to view the river and rapids. A little rocky and some roots, but I'd call it moderate. Beautiful as fall is starting to arrive, fresh cedar needles on...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Beautiful scenic easy hiking! Picturesque, quiet with lovely photo opportunities. Just outside of Iron Mountain, less than ten miles.

Thank MPCoburn
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I come here several times a year when I visit our family cottage just over the Wisconsin border. The hiking trail itself is well-established and not very difficult. The trail snakes along the Menominee River for quite a ways. There are several stops along the...More

Thank IrishBrewer
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A hike along the Piers Gorge Trail is a must do if you are in this area of Michigan. The trail is well marked and easy to follow. There are a few areas that are a little challenging, however, I've had two knee replacements and...More

Thank sland1225
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Watching rafters crash through the waves as you hike a lightly challenging trail makes for spectacular memories!

Thank Joayle
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Spent a weekend in the area and was glad I visited Piers Gorge! The hike on the trail was beautiful with many places to stop and see the wonderful Menominee River. There were quite a few rapids along the way, and it was nifty seeing...More

Thank Barb G
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We used the company Wildman Adventures to whitewater raft down the gorge. They were phenomenal help and our guide, Tony, was the best. Would recommend this company for use of whitewater rafting equipment and guides. The Gorge itself is amazing, let alone being about to...More

Thank Nik B
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