Lower Gratiot Falls

located along Gratiot River


Lower Gratiot Falls

July 10, 2008
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Description:
Two-tiered tumble over large, black volcanic rocks separated by a small pool. A camping site is located on the west side of the falls.
Location:
Keweenaw County at 47°20' 6.93" N, 88°26' 37.69" W (map)
Nearby Falls:
Upper Gratiot Falls (0.6 miles), Queen Anne's Falls (4.9 miles), Trap Rock River Falls (6.4 miles), Silver Creek Falls (6.8 miles)
Area:
Thick cedar woods surround the falls with no overlooks. Continue on the road to the mouth of the river to find a remote rocky beach and great views of Lake Superior
Trail:
5 minutes one-way
Walk along the two-track off the main road, heading downhill past the small parking area. This turns into an ATV trail that goes straight to the falls.
Drive:
from Houghton, MI (change)
Driving Directions