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Presque Isle Park

Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, Michigan 49855 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Open Now
Thu 7a-10p

“contains some of the oldest exposed rock formations in North America”

This small peninsula that juts out into Lake Superior offers scenic vistas and good wildlife viewing just minutes from downtown Marquette. The park’s jagged shoreline is more than two miles in length and contains some of the oldest exposed rock formations in North America. Most of the park is undeveloped woodland including white birch, maple, and ironwood stands accented with areas of virgin white pine and huge hemlock trees. Easy-to-moderate hiking and skiing is offered on a loop trail that encircles the peninsula plus an extensive network of interior trails. One of the trails leads to a bog surrounded by shrub habitat. Only fifteen acres in this 323-acre park have been developed, and this area contains an indoor/outdoor pavilion, band shell, gazebo, picnic areas, pool and playgrounds, and a harbor of refuge with a modern, 97-slip marina. These man-made facilities are concentrated near the park’s entrance, a narrow area of land connecting the park to the mainland. Camping is not permitted, but there are campgrounds within two miles of the park.

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megumi.himura

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September 30, 2014
Rated 5.0

This park offers a lot of activities you can enjoy. You can enjoy biking, and also the beaches there are just simply amazing! Perfect for family gatherings and also bonding moments with friends!

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Presque Isle Park

Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan
49855 USA

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Open now until 10:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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