Tallest Waterfall In Michigan Is A Great Spot For A Fall Road Trip
Michigan has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful scenery and landscapes. Michigan has some amazing hills and mountains. Michigan also has some impressive waterfalls. The tallest waterfall in Michigan is beautiful and you can take a roadtrip this fall to see it.
Exploring Michigan is always a fun experience. No matter what time of year it is, Michigan has something to see or do for just about everyone. This time of year it's all about the fall colors in Michigan. Michigan is gorgeous in the fall and the further north you go the prettier it is.
Times like these call for fueling up the ride, getting the fam loaded up and hitting the road. Make the road trip up into the U.P. On your way back make sure to stock up on your smoked whitefish and pasties.
Where Is The Tallest Waterfall In Michigan?
Some Michiganders think that Sable Falls, at 75 feet are the tallest waterfalls in Michigan. Sable Falls is gorgeous.
Douglass Houghton Falls is the tallest waterfall in Michigan. It is located almost at the top of the U.P.
According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the tallest waterfall is actually Douglass Houghton Falls at 110 feet. It’s located on the Keweenaw Peninsula off M-26 between Lake Linden and Laurium.
Coming in at 110 feet, Douglass Houghton Falls rise above. Douglass Houghton Falls used to be a lot of fun, Waterfalls of the Keweenaw Area states:
A wildly tall and impressive waterfall, Douglass Houghton Falls was once a popular destination for locals and Michigan Tech students alike. Crumbling cliff walls and numerous accidents, many of them fatal, pushed the land owner to cut off access. While the falls are still reachable by following Hammell Creek upstream from Lake Linden, the danger of a careless visit cannot be understated.
Use caution if you plan on hiking to the top. Enjoy your visit to the U.P. and don't forget your pasties and smoked whitefish on the way back.
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