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Starved Rock State Park – Utica, Illinois

Starved Rock State Park – Utica, Illinois Starved Rock received its name for an event that allegedly took place there about 1770.  According to Native American tradition, some Peoria Indians who came under attack by a war party of Potawatomi Indians suffered starvation when trapped on atop the 125-foot rock with food or water. (http://www.museum.state.il.us/)…

Meigs Falls Tennessee

Meigs Falls, Tennessee

Meigs Falls is also located in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee The lower falls is located along Little River Road. The upper Meigs Falls can be accessed by the Meigs Creek Trail from the Sinks Park area.

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The Sinks, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

The Sinks Falls is located in the Smoky Mountains National Park along Little River Road. At this scenic roadside stop, there is a cliff that is 50 feet tall that people enjoy jumping off. It is strongly advised against jumping off the rocks or swimming there as there is a strong undertow and currents around…

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Friendly Falls, Tennessee

Friendly Falls, is located along the roadside in Sevierville, Tennessee.   This is a unique roadside stop. There is a store and snack shop that sits next to a creek. The snack shop has a menu that you can order from and enjoy your snack outside and enjoy the waterfall.

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Wagner Falls, Munising, Michigan

Following a short walk on a gravel path to the viewing platform, Wagner Creek flows over numerous rock ledges to create a beautiful waterfall.  Height of is 20’ cascade Directions: Follow M-28 east out of Munising and turn right on to highway M-94. The fall’s parking area is only ¼ mile from the M-28 &…

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Rock River Falls, Alger County Michigan

This gorgeous 20 foot waterfall is located within the Rock River Canyon Wilderness.  Old roads provide trail access into the area, although no trail system has been marked. People must generally make their own way through this wilderness. It is a mile and a half hike to the falls from the parking area. This was…

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Miners Falls, Munising Michigan

This gorgeous 40 foot waterfall is located within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  To get to the waterfall it is a 20 minute hike through the Northwood’s. The scenery is beautiful. It is an easy trail to follow you will enjoy how peaceful it is while you are there.

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Alger Falls Alger County Michigan

As you are driving on M28 you can see this cute little waterfall alongside the highway. The height of the fall is 15 feet. The water course is the Alger Creek and depending on how much rain or snow that falls is the amount of water that flows through this waterfall. If you are following…

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Au Train Falls, Michigan

Located on Power Dam Road. I was amazed to learn that this fall was located at a power plant that provides electricity to homes in Munising. When I visited this fall there was not a whole lot of water flowing through the lower part of the falls. To see the lower part of the fall…

Copper Falls

Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin

This was our second waterfall on our tour. After seeing how beautiful this one was I had to see more and so it began #2 of 10 waterfalls that we saw.  The trails are very easy to access throughout this beautiful park.  There is a vehicle admission sticker required to enter this park and well…