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Summit Peak

Ontonagon, MI
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Great place to visit, watch it when windy though because it sure will come you down fast! Wear nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amber B
via mobile
A great hike to the top.

The trail is nice and it seems like more than a half mile to get to the top, many steps involved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Todd H
Cold Spring, Minnesota
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This overlook at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offers a scenic view.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“half mile” (6 reviews)
“short hike” (8 reviews)
“degree view” (3 reviews)
Ontonagon, MI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, watch it when windy though because it sure will come you down fast! Wear nice great ur is a joke but there is plenty of seating

Thank Amber B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The trail is nice and it seems like more than a half mile to get to the top, many steps involved but worth the view. There were other trails along the way that did not seem to be marked very well, to explain where they...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were pretty well conditioned to stairs/climbing by this point in our tour around the UP, so this walk up wasn't too bad. The tower is definitely high up there and affords some amazing views.

Thank kateben05
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a great little hike if you're willing to do a little climbing! It's only half a mile in, with steps at the steepest part near the end, all shaded until you get to the tower---and the view from the top is a full...More

Thank bethannender
Reviewed 27 July 2017

You must take the time to climb to the top of the Overlook here. The views are worth it! It is a 360 degree view.

Thank Iliffmom3
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Its a little walk to get here and lots of stairs but the view is worth it. Very pretty and breathtaking.

Thank Puddler2014
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is quite the stair climb. But the views are spectacular. Use caution with the steps. Also quite a hike/stair climb to this area.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Well worth the 1/2 mile uphill hike and the 200+ stairs to get to the top. Great views of Lake Superior and the surrounding Porcupine Mountains.

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a short hike (less than a mile one way). The steepest part of the trail is the climb up the fire tower for the views, but well worth it when arriving at the top! You also can hike further to a lake and...More

Thank DNvisitors
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were driving through the Porcupine Mountains and heard about the view here at Summit Peak. It IS only a half mile hike, but it is all uphill on the way up, and includes several flights of stairs. Once on top of...More

Thank Taylor C
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7 September 2017|
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Response from bethannender | Reviewed this property |
50-60 is accurate for the tower; I'm going to say it's more like over 100 steps for the upper section of the trail. I didn't personally count, but someone coming down told us they'd been counting and the number they... More