Tahquamenon Falls
State Park

Welcome to the Tahquameon Falls State Park Information Page- Featuring the Lower Tahquamenon Falls! Explore, Rent a Rowboat, Camp, Fish, and More!

Visit our great concessions!
See below for details!

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

Upper 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.

Lower Tahquamenon Falls

Be sure to "EXPLORE" the air conditioned "Tahquamenon Shores Gift Shop".

We have Treasures & Gift memorabilia for everyone!!!!

Souvenirs - Books - Shirts/Hats - Hikinq/Camping accessories - Toys - Rocks - Boat Rentals - Canoe Rentals - Jewelry

Discovered your appetite? Venture to
Longfellow's Cafe
(sure to please any size)

Dine indoors or use our outdoor patio or parks picnic tables daily specials

Relax after all that exploring -
play a game of checkers or chit chat with friends and family

Jilberts ice cream (made in mi. u.p.)

For more information:
Tahquamenon Falls state park, on M-123, 10 miles east of Paradise, 28 miles north of Newberry, on the east end of the U.P. Open daily Memorial weekend - Oct 20 (906) 492-3313 concession (906) 492-3415 park headquarters
Lower Tahquamenon Fall
M-123 to 6737 Lower Campground Lane Paradise, Mi 49768
(906) 492-3313 or (906) 387-2635
May 19-June 15 10am- 6pm
June 16 - Aug 26 9am-8pm
Aug 27 -Oct 21 10am-6pm
Memorial Weekend May 26 & 27 9am -8pm
Labor day weekend Sept 1 & 2 9am - 8pm
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