Countie(s) trail is located in: Alger
Trail Type(s): Hiking <> Leashed Dogs Allowed
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Munising Falls is a waterfall located in Munising in the westernmost portion of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County. The falls drops about 50 feet (15 m) over a sandstone cliff. With the exception of the spring thaw, the amount of water falling is relatively small. There are trails leading to multiple viewpoints around the falls.
In the winter, the falls freeze forming an ice column. Munising Falls themselves are off-limits to climbers, but ice climbing is popular in the area and there are other spots in the vicinity where climbing is allowed.
Located within the city limits of Munising where Washington Street becomes Sand Point Road, near Munising Memorial Hospital.
Walk the paved 800 foot trail up the cool shaded sandstone canyon along Munising Creek to the base of the falls. Two sets of stairs lead to platforms to view the 50 foot waterfall as it drops over a sandstone cliff. Watch for ferns, wildflowers, and an occasional mink.
The trail is fully accessible to the central falls viewing platform. Please stay on the paved trail.
Pets are permitted on the trail to Munising Falls.
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References and More Info
- Compass Latitude: 46.42278°N
- Compass Longitude: 86.62139°W
- Numeric Latitude: 46.42278
- Numeric Longitude: ‘-86.62139
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