Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. Best waterfalls in UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

 

 

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If you’re chasing waterfalls in the UP, the Wagner Falls might be worth putting on your list!

 

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. Best waterfalls in UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. Best waterfalls in UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

 

 

Cost of visiting Wagner Falls

The spot is officially called the Wagner Falls Scenic Site, and it’s a part of Michigan State Parks. 

 

Wagner Falls, Michigan state scenic site, Michigan state parks. UP Michigan travel blog

 

This is a FREE waterfall spot, and the Michigan recreation passport isn’t necessary either.

But, if you want to make a donation, there’s a place to do so!

 

Wagner Falls, Michigan state scenic site cost fee, Michigan state parks. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls, Michigan state scenic site cost fee, Michigan state parks. UP Michigan travel blog

 

 

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Now…

The trail to the waterfalls

…and the road to getting there

For directions on google maps, your destination can be Wagner Falls Scenic Site.

Once you get near, you’ll see the parking area right off the side of the road.

 

Getting to Wagner Falls. driving road. UP Michigan travel blog

Getting to Wagner Falls. driving road. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls roadside parking lot. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls roadside parking lot. UP Michigan travel blog

 

And then you can start on the trail to Wagner Falls!

It’s a short trail. It will take less than 5 minutes to reach the waterfalls.

 

Wagner Falls trail. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls trail. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls trail. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls trail. UP Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls trail. UP Michigan travel blog

 

You’ve made it to the waterfalls!

 

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

 

 

 

And that’s a bit of what you’ll see with a visit to Wagner Falls!

 

Chasing waterfalls in the UP?!

Alger Falls is just down the road from Wagner Falls. You can walk to it from the Wagner Falls parking lot (maybe a 10 minute walk), or you can drive to it. These are roadside waterfalls, and cars will be going fast along the main road. Depending on which direction you’re coming from to get to Wagner Falls, you might see it on your way to Wagner Falls.

Wagner Falls to Miners Falls Trail is around a 20 minute drive.

Wagner Falls to Chapel Falls Trail is a 30-40 minute drive. With this trail you get waterfalls, a famous rock, the Lake Superior shoreline, the beach, and waterfalls at the beach! This is also the direction of the famous cliffs.

Wagner Falls to Sable Falls Trail is around a 1 hour drive. With this drive you get waterfalls and a color beach! This is near the big sand dunes.

Wagner Falls to Scott Falls is around a 20 minute drive. This is a stop you can make on the drive between Munising and Marquette.

Wagner Falls to Laughing Whitefish Falls is around a 30 minute drive. This is another stop you can make between Munising and Marquette. See more noteworthy stops to make on the drive from Munising to Marquette.

 

HAPPY SEEING WAGNER FALLS IN MUNISING!

 

Wagner Falls scenic site, Michigan state park waterfalls. Best waterfalls in UP Upper Peninsula. Michigan travel blog

 

 

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