There's not many places that you can get a million dollar view for a buck, but this is one of them. Just north of downtown St. Ignace is Castle Rock, a local landmark that you can actually climb to the top of. It's good exercise, great family fun, and the views are incredible. You can see about 15 miles on a good clear day and view lots of trees and forests, lake Huron to the east, Mackinac Island, and the top of the Mackinac bridge towers are viewable.
Spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Island and Lake Huron from atop this ancient lookout of the Ojibwa Indians, referred to as Pontiac's outlook, 195.8 feet above ground level. Stop and climb 170 steps to the top. You can also get your picture taken with Paul Bunyan and Babe, his blue ox as well as visit our large store with many souvenirs, t-shirts, gifts and local items. Open daily mid-May through mid-October. Three miles north of St. Ignace.
Castle Rock Road (Bus. Loop I-75)
PO Box 185
Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-8268
Fax: (906) 643-0361
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