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Lake of the Clouds, Ontonagon

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Lake of the Clouds is a lake located in Ontonagon County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan within the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The lake is situated in a valley between two ridges in the Porcupine Mountains. Surrounded by virgin wilderness and stunning vistas, the lake is a popular destination for hikers, campers, and fishermen.The lake is a prominent feature of the park, and can be viewed at the Lake of the Clouds Overlook at the west terminus of former Michigan highway M-107. The state park occasionally hosts a nighttime sky watch at the lake. The lake is fed from the east end by the Carp River Inlet and the outflow from the western end is the Carp River, which empties into Lake Superior on the boundary between Ontonagon and Gogebic County.
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  • Beautiful, breathtaking view. Would absolutely recommend stopping here if you're on you're snowmobile this winter. I imagine it's magnificent in the summer months. Hope to come back and explore the ar...  more »
  • Part of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness S.P. but well worth the visit on its own. We got up there on a beautiful sunny day , cool but clear, parked and wandered around enjoying the vistas ! Pretty ...  more »
  • Hubs and I made the trip on our sleds up to the this wonderful vista, which can only be reached by snowmobiles in the winter as the road is closed. At the end of the road you park and make a quick hik...  more »