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Rugged With Views

This is a rugged trail, that pays off big in views of Lake Superior. If you like hiking, would... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Ralph P
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Dixon, Illinois
A Little Misleading

First of all, I hiked only half of the trail, from the road southwest to the Big Carp River... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
bigtwoheartedriver
,
Mid-Michigan
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Sixteen-mile hiking trail at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“ankle” (2 reviews)
“shore” (3 reviews)
“forest” (3 reviews)
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Ontonagon, MI
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a rugged trail, that pays off big in views of Lake Superior. If you like hiking, would like to see the lake, and even camp along it--this is the trail. Be in good shape and be willing to devote some time. And--have your...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 1 September 2016

First of all, I hiked only half of the trail, from the road southwest to the Big Carp River. Secondly, I hiked in mid-August when the trail was fairly dry. The trail is a bit misleading in that it really doesn't hug the shore much....More

1  Thank bigtwoheartedriver
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I will preface this review with ultimate respect for Mother Nature and the other reviewers who gave this trail a 5 out of 5. My boyfriend and I just completed this trail this past weekend and rate it a 2 based on our unfortunate experience...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 26 May 2016

very , very nice trail through the beautiful forest and river to reach the magnificent shore and walk along the Lake.

Thank Iryna I
Reviewed 25 August 2015

It is a beautiful trail. Sometimes you hike right on the beach, sometimes in the forest. There are several river crossings. The trail is dotted with backcountry campsites right on the shore, and a few rustic cabins. Cabins need to be reserved, and you will...More

Thank AAS619
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Two of us, about 70, and friends for more than half those years had a great hike today. Started from Speakers Trail on the South Boundary Road, hiked to the Lake Superior Trail that took us to the Presque Isle Scenic Area. Nice hike through...More

Thank Duke G
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Parked at the trail access point just down from the Lake of the Clouds and hiked to Lone Rock before turning back. The trail has some challenges with the loose tock but the views were great and the thimbleberries were tasty. We passed backpackers and...More

1  Thank trbeer
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Can't repeat enough how beautiful the Porkies are. Love Michigan hiking.

Thank IngaMari
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Very nice hike! I highly recommend this peaceful, calm walk.

Thank mageestillh2o
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