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Sable Falls tumbles 75 feet over several cliffs!

#10 – Check Out Sable Falls

Sable Falls could just be the most underrated waterfall in the Upper Peninsula. Tahquamenon Falls gets all the glory, but Sable Falls is just as worthy of your time. Some of that could be attributed to guide books warning people that the road to the falls is unpaved and bumpy. And while that used to be the […]

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Rock Dam Sign

#9 – “Get Lost” at Rock Dam

Albert Einstein said “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT’s relativity.” Well I’ve got a new one for you. Drive five miles out of Iron Mountain, hike a few steps up […]

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Pine Mountain Steps

#5 – Climb 500 Concrete Stairs at Pine Mountain

The Pine Mountain Stairs Hiking up the 500 concrete stairs that ascend Pine Mountain is a definitely a test of your physical ability. Your legs will burn. Your lungs will heave. You will have to stop, probably more than once, to catch your breath. And when you get to the top, you’ll be rewarded with […]

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Millie Hill Trail Scenic Overlook

#4 – Hidden in Plain Sight, the Millie Hill Hiking Trail

The Millie Hill Bat Cave Trail You may have been to Iron Mountain, but I’d bet there’s a good chance you missed this view, which means you missed the Millie Hill hiking trail. My wife and I live near this trail and hike it often. It’s a short hike, and it’s also smack in the […]

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#3 – Hike Piers Gorge

The Piers Gorge Hiking Trail I just got back from a two-hour hike at Piers Gorge, and man… what a place. The Gorge is quickly becoming one of my favorite places in the world, not just in the U.P. Yes, really. I arrived to an empty parking lot. A few weeks ago on a holiday […]

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