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Address: Mackinac Island, MI

Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears...

Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.

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Must visit, Ride a bike there, so you can spend as much time as possible.

Arch Rock is deteriorating away. They are not sure how much longer it will be there, so see it soon.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
Centreville, Michigan
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Centreville, Michigan
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Arch Rock is deteriorating away. They are not sure how much longer it will be there, so see it soon.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We took a break from biking to climb the 200+ steps to see Arch Rock up close. The steps were in very good shape, with spots along the way to stop and rest if needed. The view was definitely worth the climb! Fun pit stop while biking around the island.

Thank jenstravels24
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very picturesque from the top or from below. Great winter hike pays off with such a great vista. Recommend in the quietude of winter. Nice trip.

Thank jcfrickpa
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A must see when you are on the island. See it via horse ride or bike ride. We only spent the day here with our kids and I would not recommend more than two.

Thank Eric M
Bay City, Texas
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44 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

If you take the scenic carriage ride around the island, you will see this site and be allowed to stand in front of the arch and take pictures. There is a staircase beside it to climb and better view the Lake.

Thank Candace B
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39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Beautiful rock formation. Michigan has so many, especially around the upper peninsula area, just can't beat the natural beauty of the area.

Thank Angie H
Louisburg, Kansas
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice place to stop and explore while biking the island. Hike up isn't too bad. Lots of stairs, so if that's a problem you might want to view it from the road below.

Thank 4ksu
Arlington, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty,but rather small. Nice little stop on bike tour. Probably not worth going out of your way to see.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A truly perfect example of Pure Michigan. It was absolutely incredible with the view over the entire lake. Take a carriage tour here or rent bikes to ride! We saw this on our carriage tour which was a great experience.

Thank mghnrystr
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were taken to Arch Rock as part of our horse and carriage tour of Mackinac Island. An interesting formation which I guess will eventually erode away.

Thank John S

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