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Arch Rock

Mackinac Island, MI
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amazing view

love the arch rock in mackinac island! Great photo op and a nice place to stop during your visit to... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Shiba M
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Nice Views, Nice Time

One of the must sees of Mackinac Island. Easily accessible. Great views. Nice picture opt. Outside... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

love the arch rock in mackinac island! Great photo op and a nice place to stop during your visit to this beautiful place.,

Thank Shiba M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the must sees of Mackinac Island. Easily accessible. Great views. Nice picture opt. Outside of the tourist area, more natural.

Thank Cindi Taylor L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

200+ stairs to walk to the top for a terrific view was more of a workout than we were wanting especially since we were single speed biking around the 8.1 miles loop. But if you cannot or do not want to navigate the steps, there...More

Thank LAH28
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great walking and biking trails for visitors. Although we are in our mid 60's, the walking paths and courtesy of other visitors was outstanding. There is also a very peaceful path to walk along the lake.

Thank docgee2
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth the 200 plus steps to get to the top to enjoy the beauty and the view. A great picture spot. You have to be in decent shape if you plan on making the walk.

Thank Toddamy
Reviewed 11 September 2016

While visiting Mackinac Island, you won't want to miss Arch Rock. It is a natural formation formed many years ago. It is accessible by carriage, bicycle, or foot. Take your camera.

Thank NeilMichaels
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Was magnificent. A must see make sure you climb these airs up to the top for a beautiful view. We found it on our bike ride around the island

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you're interested in Geology you may enjoy this more than the average visitor. Yes, it's cool and different and we enjoyed it, but I wouldn't say it's over-the-top amazing. Go on a sunny day, the view from the top is much better. Looking back...More

Thank Lisa-Hip
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This was part of the island's carriage tour. What a pleasant surprise! Pictures of the view do not do it justice.

Thank 565cathym
Reviewed 8 September 2016

On the second half of the Carriage tour this delightful scenery brightens up and otherwise dull view of trees,trees, trees.

Thank Batman1942
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I'm thinking about sending my 16 year old kid and his girlfriend there for a day trip away from the parents. Is he going to be barred from any activities because he's under 18 without an adult? He tried to camp at a state park before and they wouldn't let him pitch a tent unaccompanied by an adult.
10 March 2017|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they should have any trouble it is on an open trail down from the fort. Many young adults and kids are out at the Arch the past two times we were there. It is definitely worth the trip and youth friendly.
hey , I am planning to go to mackinaw Island in upcoming Mid -April. Are these tourist spots open during that time? what are the things will be offered by the island during that time. Please any one do help me .
21 February 2017|
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Response from Rhinek1222 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the things on the island actually open until May, and the other reviewer is correct that it seems like Memorial Day is the time it really kicks off. Keep in mind that they still get snow in April since they... More
Hi. Is it a flat trail or hilly from Fort to Rock Arch? I've had ankle surgery so was debating walking or biking, depending on terrain. :)
16 August 2016|
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Response from MMCHIN | Reviewed this property |
You have to climb 207 steps from the main road.