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went to mass in their chapel which overlooks the cross. afterwards we visited the gift shop. We... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Kathy Y
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Hastings, Michigan
serene

This quiet, serene, holy place is an excellent escape for the weary traveler. You can spend as... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Jim L
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Midland, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

went to mass in their chapel which overlooks the cross. afterwards we visited the gift shop. We then walk the entire grounds around the cross. Very inspiring and peaceful. If you are not a person of faith I don't see that it would impress.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy Y
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This quiet, serene, holy place is an excellent escape for the weary traveler. You can spend as little or as much time there, and no one will question you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I made a short visit with some of my Catholic friends. The cross is impressive and the grounds are beautiful with various shrines. The ladies in the gift shop were very friendly and gave us information on the cross. I would guess that the majority...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CaptnMikeRochester
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Cross in the Woods is a Christian park (for lack of a better secular word) with several statues of Saints, a prayer walk, veneration altars and the beautiful centerpiece is a massive Crucifix. It is actually seven shrines scattered across the manicured & flowered property....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dcnwayne
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We stopped here on our way home from the U.P. and were in awe. The gardens are lovely and the cross is beautiful. Very peaceful and serene.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amy M
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Been to the Cross several times. Am taken aback each time we visit. These are beautiful grounds filled with sights that will fill your heart with the peace and tranquility of God. The Cross is magnificent, the awesome center of the attraction, but the other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zippy621
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed taking my family here to see the awesome sight of Christ crucified. We walked the grounds including the stations of the cross.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nick B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Cross in the Woods is a must-see for anyone visiting Northern Michigan. The grounds are beautiful, the Cross majestic. There are quiet walkways to explore, but you always come back to the Cross. Next time we visit, we will plan our schedule so that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GregS354
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Went to mass on Sunday and sat in the right place to look out the window at the cross. What site of our Lord who died for us. A very nice place to walk the grounds in a peaceful environment.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BigDMI
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I am a little prejudice about this site as I was raised catholic. The grounds are spectacular and very spiritual feeling. It is a leisurely stroll through woodsy gardens. I love the quaint resting places and the statuary. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is my favorite place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Daily Mass Times Tuesday - Friday - 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM Weekend Mass Times Sunday - 8:30 AM - Always inside church Sunday - 10:30 AM - Summer: Outside from Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather permitting), Winter... More
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This is a small town but there are 5 local motels within 1 to 3 miles.
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