Tahquamenon Falls in the Upper Peninsula
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Waterfalls of Michigan

See the power of Mother Nature.

With endless rivers and streams, it’s no wonder there are hundreds of enchanting, frozen waterfalls here waiting to be discovered. 
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a treasure trove of natural beauty, including more than 300 waterfalls along peaceful streams and swift rivers. In the east, marvel at the thundering power of Tahquamenon Falls—one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. Some of Michigan’s most iconic waterfalls can also be found along Lake Superior’s colorful sandstone cliffs at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Further west, Bond Falls and the Keweenaw Peninsula's Hungarian Falls—among many others—are must-visit, scenic stops during your road trip. When traveling the Lower Peninsula, Ocqueoc Falls is universally accessible and perfect for all to enjoy Michigan's outdoors.
How many of Michigan’s waterfalls will you check off your list?
Upper Peninsula Waterfalls
No matter where you drive during your road trip through the U.P., adding some of the region's 300+ waterfalls to your itinerary along the way is easy—no matter the season.

This includes the iconic Tahquamenon Falls in Paradise, which is known for its amber-colored waters that fall 500 feet at the Upper Falls. 
Lower Peninsula: Ocqueoc Falls
As the Lower Peninsula's only waterfall, it has so much to offer. Go swimming in the falls, have a picnic and enjoy the fresh air with your friends and family. 

Ocqueoc Falls is also the only universally accessible waterfall in the nation so everyone can explore this stunning natural feature. 
Ocqueoc Falls during summer.
Canyon Falls | L'Anse
Known as the "Grand Canyon of the U.P.," navigate trail along the impressive gorge that cuts through a lush forest. You will soon reach Canyon Falls to see an impressive 30 feet of tumbling water.
Canyon Falls in the summer.
Wagner Falls | Munising
Park and walk the half-mile trail to an observation deck (via stairs) to take in this picturesque waterfall near Munising. 
Flowers by Wagner Falls
Bond Falls | Paulding
Visit Bond Falls to see approximately 50 feet of stunning cascades over fractured rock. There is an accessible boardwalk with multiple viewing spots for everyone to enjoy the scenic waterfall. 
Bond Falls during summer.
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