Compared to its neighbors, Little Garlic Falls is an unimpressive, small waterfall that, by itself, isn't worth the effort to reach. However, pair it with a hike along sandstone riverbeds and through pine tree forests and it becomes a waterfall worth visiting at least once.
Hike to the Top of the World for rewarding views of Lake Superior, Marquette, Harlow Lake, and Little Presque Isle. Not as tall or well known as it’s neighbor Hogback Mountain, Top of the World offers a more secluded experience for hikers.
Marquette, Michigan is a unique place. An outdoor enthusiasts playground with the amenities for those who love the city. Miles of biking and hiking trails mixed with local breweries and unique restaurants. Where it lacked, however, was in campground options. Up until a year ago, if you wanted to camp near the city, your choice was limited.
I read somewhere that 40 foot falls, also known as Cliff Falls, is Michigan's most remote waterfall. While it is true that it is remote, it is also frequently visited. Nevertheless, it's easy to see why this waterfall draws so much attention.
Finding a place to camp near Marquette can be quite a challenge. There aren't very many options if you want to be close to the city. There is, however, the Marquette Tourist Campground. This campground is located in a nicely wooded park on the Dead River. It has 110 camping sites, with 100 sites providing... Continue Reading →
Running 43.2 miles through Marquette County, the Dead River is home to several very impressive waterfalls. The falls known as Dead River Falls are located just outside of Marquette, Michigan. Three of the falls are over 15 feet in height. All of them are rugged and beautiful. While the hike is short (less than a... Continue Reading →
Marquette County is a waterfall explorer's dream. With all different types and sizes, we never know what we might run across. Morgan Falls and Carp River Falls are two that offered us plenty of surprises. Located at the end of Morgan Creek, Morgan Falls tumbles 20 feet over a volcanic rock into a small, sandy... Continue Reading →
Thomas Rock, previously known as Gobbler's Knob, may not have the 360-degree views that the neighboring Sugarloaf Mountain has, but it still offers something spectacular. We discovered this scenic site back in 2013 and it has yet to lose its charm. Visitors follow a paved, interpretive trail to the top where they are greeted with... Continue Reading →
Located off of Country Road 510 between Marquette and Big Bay, Michigan is a small but beautiful little waterfall called Big Pup. Although not as impressive as it's "big brother" down the road, Big Pup offers something magical to those who take the time to visit it, especially in the spring. Roughly 20 feet in height,... Continue Reading →