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Rotary Island Park

Sugar Island, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
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GREAT views of the freighters, both up bound and down bound.

When we first went here, we didn't realize that there are two sections to this. The main parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, Ohio
Great park

Had fun at the park....friends was Good too have toohang arround....the fudge was great...food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sugar Island, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first went here, we didn't realize that there are two sections to this. The main parking lot is where you pick up the Sugar island ferry, and also the home of Clyde's drive-in. Take the narrow road southeast to another parking area, where...More

Thank Jabubet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had fun at the park....friends was Good too have toohang arround....the fudge was great...food was nice too..

Thank deannan141
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good spot on St Marys river to picnic and watch lake freighters pass by. Free parking. Also car ferry to near by Sugar Island leaves close to here.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to see freighters up close. Sunny and shady viewing spots. Quiet. Not far from the locks. Nice picnic areas too.

Thank PA-Dan-47
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended area if you are like us that was visiting strictly to see ships and take pictures. We met amazing locals there and always enjoyed being there.

Thank Bex3975
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I can't come to the Soo without spending some time at the park watching the freighters go by. It's not big, but it's well-kept and nice.

Thank MHersh328
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I love to go to Rotary Park. The freighters come right by there and they are so close! There are benches and picnic tables there. Clyde's Drive In is there too if you want to get something to eat. I love to go there and...More

Thank Rubygirl14
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Small park, but usually can find a place to park...was here twice...once in March when the Soo Locks opened and again in June with friends. Perfect spot for viewing the Ferry to Sugar Island and Freighters that come and go down the river. There were...More

Thank RetireeOTR
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Rotary park is a great place to stop and relax for a moment, to watch the lower lakers as they pass by and to have a quick lunch or full on picnic. Its a small park and can get full quickly on a busy, beautiful...More

Thank markparrish61
Reviewed 1 June 2017

One of the most relaxing, beautiful parks one will ever go to. There is picnic tables, playground, kayak dock launch, enclosed area for children to fish, outdoor bathrooms, and the view is beyond works!!!

Thank Blondieontheriver
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Michael T
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Response from deannan141 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could in very cold water. ..