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Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Updated on June 9, 2009

Tahquamenon Falls, Michigan

Tahquamenon falls is the second largest state parks in Michigan. A lot of wildlife and a gorgeous waterfalls are the main attractions in this area. Tahquamenon falls is one of the largest waterfalls. It falls about 50 feet in height and has a width of 200 feet. Tahquamenon falls state park surrounding the waterfalls stretches a large area of several miles and offers visitors a wide variety of recreational opportunities with activities like camping, fishing, canoeing, nature study, photography and hiking. It is great to visit Tahquamenon falls state park during the Falls season as the Fall colors provide a amazing view of the region.

Tahquamenon Falls is open year around. It is a hikers paradise as there are many adventurous hiking trails that cover about 13 miles. Tahquamenon falls is also called "rootbeer falls" because of the color of the water. The amber color of the water is not rust or its mud. The interesting mud color of the water is caused by tannin leached from the Cedar, Spruce and Hemlock drained by the river. The variety of wildlife includes black bear, moose, deer, fox, and beaver can be found in the state park.

Tahquamenon falls state park in Fall season

Tahquamenon falls state park, Michigan
Tahquamenon falls state park, Michigan
Tahquamenon falls
Tahquamenon falls

Tahquamenon falls, Michigan

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      William Leverne Smith 3 years ago from Hollister, MO

      Love the falls photos! Thanks for sharing! ;-)