|DID YOU KNOW:
Tahquamenon Falls State Park is home to the 2nd LARGEST waterfalls east of the Mississippi River?
2 rather distinct waterfalls create the centerpiece of this park -"Upper Falls" the larger and more dramatic, has a drop of 50ft and a width of over 200ft Small picture of upper falls
"LOWER TAHQUAMENON FALLS"
4 miles down stream the Tahquamenon river rushes it's 50,000 gallons of water per second around a good size island where it is then broken into 2 distinct waterfalls cascading around opposite banks of die island. Each falls has a drop of 22ft and a width of over a 100 ft.
Although the Lower Falls can be viewed from many interesting observation points on the mainland, visitor's can opt to visit the island by renting a rowboat from the Lower Falls Concession.
Accessing the island is a great opportunity for visitors to afford a good view of the falls in the south channel and explore it up close.
Experience the adventure-
Tahquamenon Falls state park has over 45,000 acres waiting to be explored.
View nature & wildlife at its finest.
Fishing- Below the Lower Falls, the Tahquamenon River offers the park's best fishing, perch, northern pike, muskies, and walleyes. Visitors can fish off shore or rent a boat from the Lower Falls Concessions.
Camping your thing?
Lower Tahquamenon Falls has two modern campgrounds equipped with electricity, fire pit and a table. There are approximately 90 sites at each campground. Hot showers, flush toilets, and sanitation stations are also available.
For camping reservation call 1-800-44PARKS or visit website www.michigan .gov/dnr
Hike the trails- the park has over 35 miles of hiking trails The trail between the 2 falls is a 4+ mile hike
Canoeing- Tahquamenon River has 17 miles of canoeing from the Lower Falls
Canoes can be rented at the Lower Falls Concession.