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Munising Falls, Munising

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Munising Falls is a waterfall located in Munising in the westernmost portion of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County. The falls drops about over a sandstone cliff. With the exception of the spring thaw, the amount of water falling is relatively small. There are trails leading to multiple viewpoints around the falls.In the winter, the falls freeze forming an ice column. Munising Falls themselves are off-limits to climbers, but ice climbing is popular in the area and there are other spots in the vicinity where climbing is allowed.The Munising Falls Visitor Center includes displays are the natural and cultural history of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, including early iron smelting, geology, forest history, rare and endangered species, logging and recreation. The Center is open seasonally.
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  • The waterfalls, although pretty but yet pretty small in the summer, are awesome once they freeze in the winter. Great snowshoe in with cool picture opportunities.  more »
  • Falls were a short walk from the parking lot. The trails were snow packed and a little slippery, and the trail was closed to view from the top. The view was worth the walk. Note: the restrooms were cl...  more »
  • The hike to the falls is only 800 feet from the parking lot. We enjoyed the falls view and then took the stairs to the right and were able to walk directly behind the frozen falls.  more »