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Arch Rock

Mackinac Island, MI
+1 248-344-0451
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Interesting Native History

Breathtaking view from the walkway. Read or ask a local/tour guide about the formation. Watch... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Windsor, Canada
tour of Mackinaw island

Part of our carriage tour of Mackinaw Island was a stop at arched rock. If on the island make it a... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
How W
Johnsburg, Illinois
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Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Mackinac Island, MI
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Breathtaking view from the walkway. Read or ask a local/tour guide about the formation. Watch your step and stay within the safe area. This could be a crowded site.

Thank Wanderingwindsorite
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Part of our carriage tour of Mackinaw Island was a stop at arched rock. If on the island make it a point to see this beautiful sight

Thank How W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a wonderful spot to visit while on the Island. The natural wonders are the most beautiful and this one does not disappoint. It is a busy tourist spot so I recommend going early in the morning.

Thank Bethany T
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stopped to check out Arch Rock on our bike ride around the island. I would definitely recommend doing the full loop around the island but can't say this was attraction was anything special. The name sums it up, it's a rock. In the shape of...More

Thank Kyle J
Reviewed 26 October 2017

On an Island tour we paused for a short while and visited this incredible site. Walking out to the over-look at Arch Rock will simply take your breath away. What an awesome sight! The view from this point overlooks the entire surrounding bay! Islands are...More

Thank Rodger S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We took a horse drawn carriage ride and one of the stops on the tour is the Arch Rock - definitely worth seeing.

Thank scruise2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We took the stairs up to the top of the Arch Rock. The view was spectacular and the steps had rest along the way to balance the stair climb. Great photo opportunities at the top.

Thank denisekolesar
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Of course, Arch Rock is a must see. Follow the Arch Rock Bicycle trail to visit this beautiful spot. But instead of simply heading back to town, you'll see the paved trail just to the left. Leslie Avenue. My favorite trail on the island. It...More

Thank hoosierref
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A trip to Mackinac Island is not complete without a visit to Arch Rock and its gorgeous views. Bike M-185 and walk up the (many) steps or follow the paths after walking up the hill from downtown past the fort. Great spot.

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting rock formation that forms an arch with view of Lake thru arch. On east side of island and equipped with restrooms and viewing platform. This is a regular stop on the island carriage tour. Can also walk or bike ride here.

Thank BoiseNorthender
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8 September 2017|
Response from Danny G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we just went to mackinaw.I don't know anything about art.
10 March 2017|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they should have any trouble it is on an open trail down from the fort. Many young adults and kids are out at the Arch the past two times we were there. It is definitely worth the trip and youth friendly.
21 February 2017|
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Response from Rhinek1222 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the things on the island actually open until May, and the other reviewer is correct that it seems like Memorial Day is the time it really kicks off. Keep in mind that they still get snow in April since they... More