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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
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Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears...

Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.

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This is an excellent place to view the water and the bike trail below. You can get here by taking the horse drawn tour, or by climbing the stairs from the bike trail ... either... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Independence, Missouri
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Independence, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent place to view the water and the bike trail below. You can get here by taking the horse drawn tour, or by climbing the stairs from the bike trail ... either way, it is quite a view from up there!

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Rockford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have ridden our bikes and walked to see the Arch Rock. It's a beautiful spot! We always visit this part of the island as much as we can when we visit.

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We biked around the island and took a long climb up the stairs for a wonderful reward #worththeclimb

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Monclova, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arch rock can be accessed by two ways: heading uphill to the interior of the Island or from the road that runs along the shoreline. If you are heading to Arch Rock from the ferries/downtown area, go east past Marquette Park. Continue on until you pass St. Anne's church. You can then turn left at the next street, Truscott. You... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a horse and buggy ride to this scenic outlook Beautiful views Restrooms Outlook for the cliffs of the island

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Rowlett, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Your visit is not complete without a visit to the Arch Rock! This formation is a must while on the Island! A natural formation of limestone formed during the Nipissing glacial period!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

When visiting Mackinaw Island, this is a "must see"! Most horse-drawn tours include a visit to this iconic place. Beautiful!

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

No better place to appreciate the crystal clear fresh waters of Michigan. Well worth a stop, whether by horse or bike. If you come by bike, come from the TOP of the island to avoid a work-out walking up a million steps. Or, enjoy the work-out. Elderly should come via the top of the island (carriage probably best).

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Thank Cliff R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

How are you going to go to Mackinac Island and not see the arch rock? It's quick and easy to get to and offers a beautiful view and great photo ops.

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Thank Abbey H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Our carriage ride stopped here. The arch is pretty amazing. Great walkways around it so it is easy to see.

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