Lake of the Clouds; Porcupine Mountains

 

Lake of the Clouds are one of many amazing sights at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park and it’s wheelchair accessible.

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This path is a short walk straight to the lake, but it’s steep. If you head to the right, there’s a longer path for those in wheelchairs and for those who want to see some awesome views along the way.

 

 

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This is the river that runs into the lake.

 

 

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The above three pictures are Lake of the Clouds. Unfortunately, it wasn’t very cloudy when we were there. When it is, I’ve heard that you look down on the lake through the clouds.

 

 

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We were walking on a rough, rocky patch here to get this picture.

 

 

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Near the middle of the picture you can see a bridge for hikers going across the river. We saw a couple people walking over it and you could barely see them. It’s further down than it looks.

 

 

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This was May 2018 and the U.P. had a late winter that year. Another week or two and I’m sure it’d be a lot greener.

 

 

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This walkway goes out a ways and then winds back to the parking lot; making the walk not so steep.

 

 

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You can see some clouds at the top. I was hoping for more, but the views were nice so I’m not going to complain.

 

 

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This is back at the parking lot, obviously.  You can see they have picnic tables and bathrooms (wheelchair accessible). Lake of the Clouds is definitely worth seeing.

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