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Castle Rock

2811 Mackinac Trl, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-9755
+1 906-643-8268
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Well worth $1

It is only $1 per person to climb up about 100++ stairs to be over all of the land and trees. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Waterford, Michigan
via mobile
Great View

It is a good hike to the top, I have done it quite a few times. I like to go up to the top and take... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michigan, United States
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  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (24 reviews)
2811 Mackinac Trl, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-9755
+1 906-643-8268
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is only $1 per person to climb up about 100++ stairs to be over all of the land and trees. The stairs are quite steep but they are very sturdy. Looking back at the unobstructed views of the bridge, Mackinac island, round island are...More

Thank dchorton
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a good hike to the top, I have done it quite a few times. I like to go up to the top and take in the view in the fall. For me this is the best time as all the trees are changing...More

Thank 74Jeff
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here to see the the giant babe statue. It is $1 or $2 to go up to the rock. It is located right next to the highway and was cery crowded. There are so many better views in the area skip this one...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here before but stopped again just for the exercise. You pay a dollar in the gift store then climb the steps to see a great view. It's a decent climb, good way to stretch your legs. There's a Paul Bunyan figure outside...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's cheap and a lot of steps up. There is an exceptional view at the top but holy crap it is UP THERE. I always wonder when this rock is going to break off like the Miner's Castle. 😳

Thank bushwhack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, for a dollar, thought, "why not?" The Rock itself, after a bit of a climb up some 173 steps was worth it, for the view (and bragging rights). Surprisingly the climb up was not too bad. There are benches for resting, if needed after...More

Thank milliegene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stumbled upon Castle Rock quite by accident. We had finished visiting Saint Ignace and we were driving North to see the Sault Ste Marie Shipping Locks. We were preparing to turn onto the highway ramp leading to I-75 North, when my...More

2  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here because we had been here many years before. For $1, you can climb 173 steep steps m but the view from the top is well worth it. Mackinaw Island, St Ignace and Lkae Superioir unfold before you. We even saw a freighter...More

Thank Largesarge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It only cost $1.00 to climb the Castle Rock but the view is great!! the Castle Rock store had some interesting stuff to look at and buy.

1  Thank Christina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 120, or son steps were not too strenuous for the average healthy person. The cutouts in the woods were humorous. The view was great. The gift shop was nostalgic. Well worth the $1 admission.

1  Thank cmmc54
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Michelle B
16 July 2017|
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Response from cktidmore | Reviewed this property |
No there is not. However in the town of Saint Ignace you will probably find somewhere along the water a place to stop and have a picnic. very small town
Michelle B
16 July 2017|
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Response from saltedradish | Reviewed this property |
You can see the top of the bridge towers, not the entire bridge.
26 June 2017|
Response from nc96 | Reviewed this property |
Though I don't know for sure, I would say no only because you have to walk through the gift shop to access Castle Rock itself. I'd give them a call to be sure #906-643-8268.