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Castle Rock

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Address: 2811 Mackinac Trl, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-9755
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Roadside Climb

Castle rock is a cheesy roadside attractions that at $1/person is worth the stop. We went there for the first time and really enjoyed the view. You go into the gift shop, pay your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sarnia, Canada
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Sarnia, Canada
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle rock is a cheesy roadside attractions that at $1/person is worth the stop. We went there for the first time and really enjoyed the view. You go into the gift shop, pay your dollar and then climb up the steps to the top. Now I do want to caution, it is a lot of steps. Be prepared to climb... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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143 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll easily be able to see the rock from I-75, it is worth the few minutes to take a look. Majestic view of the Big Mac.

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Thank drcser
Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a view. The family went up the mountain and just a few went out over the ledge to see the view. I myself, am not a fan of heights, so yes, I made the climb to the top, bad knee and all, but I could not make myself walk out on the platform. I could still see the view,... More 

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Thank jtr56
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69 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here many, many times and it's always a pretty site. Go inside the gift shop to pay a $1/person and up the walkway you go. They do allow dogs inside the gift shop and up to the top. We've taken our shorkie with us on many occasions. We always ask, just in case, before bring her in, and... More 

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I have been to castle rock many times as a child, however, my family had not. It has not changed, which is the beauty of the trip. It is still a cheesy roadside attraction, and I love it! We climbed to the top. Some areas are steep. Wear good shoes and be in good shape!

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Thank LoveToVacation525
Angels Camp, California
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57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a great place to get out of the car, stretch your legs, and scamper up a bunch of stairs for a rewarding view. Castle Rock is a classic tourist attraction with a classic gift shop full of all the classic souvenirs you could ever hope to buy. It's worth a stop, for sure, if only just to say... More 

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Thank AmandaONeill
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We stop here every year during our summer vacation. Fun to climb, a cheap attraction & they allow dogs! Great gift shop too. The view at the top of Castle Rock is well worth the climb!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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102 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We just happened to drive by and thought we would check it out. Nice gift store and only $1 charge to climb to the top of Castle Rock. I didn't realize I was so out of shape until I went on this walk! Lots of stairs, but so worth it! Incredible view!! I got a little nervous walking out there... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I've been coming here since I was a kid, and it's still awesome. It's still only $1 to go up to Castle Rock too. This time I got to introduce my daughter and husband to this Michigan classic. The stairs were harder than I remember, but I am older and fatter now haha. They are still doable though, but just... More 

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Carroll, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was a great view from high above the water and to see what nature can make without man and concrete. A lot of steps but not steep and well woth the time to enjoy the area.

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