Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park – fondly known as "the Porkies" – features 60,000 acres of old-growth forest, roaring waterfalls, Lake Superior shoreline, rivers, trails, and ridges, the park’s incomparable vistas make Michigan’s largest state park a popular destination for camping, hiking, snowmobiling, fishing and more.
The park boasts many popular natural attractions, including Lake of the Clouds and the scenic Presque Isle River corridor. Other attractions include the Summit Peak observation tower, Porcupine Mountains Winter Sport Complex, fall chairlift rides, an 18-hole disc golf course, and much more.
Specially adapted EnChroma-enabled viewers now offer people who are colorblind a tool to enjoy the full spectrum of colors at Lake of the Clouds scenic overlook, Summit Peak Observation Tower, and Nawadah Falls, thanks to the Friends of the Porkies.
The popular Porcupines Mountains Visitor Center offers interpretive programs, an exhibit hall, info on trail conditions, Wi-Fi, a gift shop, and more.
Before visiting a state park, boating site, or trail, it’s always a good idea to check the latest closures due to weather-related events, planned improvement projects, and repairs. Visit Michigan.gov/DNRClosures.
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