Escarpment Trail

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Michigan

Distance4.0mi
Elevation Gain2,309ft
Trailhead Elevation972ft
Top1,572ft
Elevation Min/Max972/1572ft
Elevation Start/End972/972ft

Escarpment Trail

Escarpment Trail is a hiking trail in Ontonagon County, Michigan. It is within Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 972 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,309 feet. Lake of the Clouds Scenic Overlook and another viewpoint are near the trailhead. There is also a parking. The Cuyahoga Mine (elevation 1,158 feet) quarry and Cuyahoga Peak (elevation 1,575 feet) and Cloud Peak (elevation 1,506 feet) can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Big Carp River Trail and North Mirror Lake Trail.

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8/2/2018
This hike was beautiful. Worth every challenging incline to see Lake if the Clouds with Superior on the horizon. My only regret was not camping in one of the rustic sites directly off of the trail.
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Aug 2018