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Fun little stop. Lots of steps but the view was great. Can’t beat the price too. Would recommend at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CarolPalmer57
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Orlando, Florida
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And Paul Bunyan, too

Wonderful view from the Rock after you climbed many, many stairs. There is also a wonderful gift... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
116sibylleb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little stop. Lots of steps but the view was great. Can’t beat the price too. Would recommend at least once in your lifetime.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarolPalmer57
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful view from the Rock after you climbed many, many stairs. There is also a wonderful gift shop. Do not forget to see Paul Bunyan and Babe

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 116sibylleb
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Been going here for years. Basically it is a gift shop with the usual U.P souvenirs but for only $1.00 per person, you can climb the 120 stairs to the top of the rock, which is a tower of rock that overlooks Lake Huron. (I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaelrC6360SK
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fun pit stop at this rare and outdated tourist trap. The hike to the top was well paved although the steps were a little tiring for the older folks in our group. The view was nice as you could see the water...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JWhyJ
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a decent place to stretch your legs. It costs $1 per person to climb to top which is reasonable. There are a lot of stairs and they are steep and many are very slanted so not handicapped accessible. The view at the top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank V9865EOmichaels
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a very beautiful site. The only down fall is all the steps. Very hard to make it to the top for some of us. Wish they could find a way for elderly to get up there.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Terry O
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Once you get to the top, it is a beautiful view. Beware there is a lot of steps to go up. The staff was very friendly and they have a nice gift shop. We watched a couple of YouTube videos on Castle Rock so we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Obviously its a great view to be had and for $1 per person, it's worth the experience. Something worth knowing, it's approximately 170 steps. They are cement with handrails. There are places to stop and take a break along the way. However, I wish I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Inspiration203662
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Sure, the stairs and climb to the top can be a little tiring for some adults, but the VIEW is astounding! One enters via the gift shop and pays a very minimal admission to climb. The kids love it, the adults love the view, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nila F
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We saw this place on our way to the Soo & decided to stop on the way back to check it out. The climb was long for 2 folks in their 60s, but we made it & the view is magnificent. Since it's fall color...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy L
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Marilu D
29 August 2018|
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Response from bobby p | Reviewed this property |
I’m not 100% on the time of opening. Win I go to the UP in the summertime they open I think from 9am to 5pm.
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Shaun G
1 July 2018|
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Response from Amber E | Reviewed this property |
Less than 15 minutes. Probably even less than 10. It’s really not a bad climb and I am not in great shape.
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