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Tahquamenon Falls

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park is in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This park is situated near the town of Paradise.

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The Tahquamenon Falls State Park consists of Upper Falls and Lower Falls. The Park covers approximately 40,000 acres, an area of about 13,000 miles. The majority of the park is undeveloped woodland and there are few roads, structures or powerlines.

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  • The Upper Falls - These are one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. The falls drop nearly 50 feet and they are more than 200 feet across. During times of abundant rains, the flow is enormous; a maximum flow of more than 50,000 gallons has been recorded before.
  • The Lower Falls - These are four miles downstream from the Lower Falls. They consist of a series of five smaller falls. It is possible to see them from the bank of the river, or you can purchase a rowboat rental and row across to the island. This is definitely worth doing and only costs around US$10. You can walk around the small island and see the five falls from every angle. It is an easy walk for any person.

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