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Tahquamenon Falls State Park
The Tahquamenon Falls State Park is located just north of Newberry Michigan. This is one of the Nation's most beautiful, tranquil and peaceful natural wonders. It is open year-round and awaits your visit spring, summer, winter, & fall.
|Tahquamenon is special in many ways. The Tahquamenon Falls State Park has more than 40 miles of hiking trails, 13 inland lakes, 24 miles of the Tahquamenon River and approximately 20,000 acres of natural area. One little known fact is that it is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi, with Niagara being the largest.|
|Tahquamenon Falls - A special place where wildlife abounds!|
The beauty of this area is a must see when you are making your travel plans. Within the state park you will find many activities such as birding, fishing, hiking, sight-seeing, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and more. The areas wildlife abound and by chance you may see black bear, whitetail deer, moose, and other wildlife.
Visit the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery and Pub & Camp 33 located directly in the State Park.
|Many people seek out this peaceful spot for vacationing, sight seeing, and their special event. The Tahquamenon Falls remains one of the most sought after attractions in the Upper Peninsula.|
|Weddings at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park|
Picture perfect backdrops are those of the Tahquamenon Falls and its forests. Its gentle rush of water is your natural music. Many have come here to exchange their vows and start their lives together at a place that is so beautiful that it is mentioned in Indian Lore and Longfellows poem Hiawatha.
|Birding at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park|
|Migrating birds using Whitefish Point to enter or return from Canada pass through the park every spring and fall. More than 300 species have been documented using this migration corridor.The park also provides exciting birding during the breeding season. A variety of natural communities including, old-growth hardwood forests, red pine/white pine ridges, jack pine plains, grass and shrub peatlands, and black spruce bogs offer nesting habitat for approximately 125 species: several boreal species including spruce grouse, gray jay, black-backed woodpecker and boreal chickadee.|
To learn more about Tahquamenon Falls State Park Birding click here.
|Rich in History|
Taming the Tahquamenon River is an educational marker that has been placed at the Tahquamenon Falls. Simply click onto the image for a larger version of this incredible piece of history. Tahquamenon Falls is over 200' wide and 48' high. A magnificent walk path will direct your way through the Tahquamenon Falls State Park forest.
|The Tahquamenon river was made famous in the Longfellow poem Hiawatha. According to Indian lore, the origin of the name Tahquamenon is attributed to the water's amber color, which is the result of leaching of tanic acid from the cedar and hemlock swamps that feed the river.|
The Tahquamenon is special in many ways. One little known fact is that it is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi, with Niagara being the largest. We invite you to come to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and make your next vacation in the Moose Capital of Michigan & Comfort Inn & Suites.
|The Upper Falls and Lower Falls are aproximately four miles apart from each other. There is a convenient walk path that leads to both locations.|
|The Lower Tahquamenon Falls |
The Lower Tahquamenon Falls constists of a series of five smaller waterfalls. Although the lower falls are not as dramatic, they are a must see to vacationers. When visiting the lower falls, you will have your choice of viewing from the small island across the river, or from the bank. Six trails are within the park. Please click here to learn more about the North Country Trail and other Tahquamenon Falls Trails.