ONTONAGON COUNTY, Mich. — A state park in Michigan is included among the nominees to be named as one of the Best State Parks in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice vote.
If you’ve ever been to the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in the Upper Peninsula, you know why it’s been nominated. There are spectacular views of waterfalls, numerous hiking trails, and much more beauty to behold through all four seasons.
Below is the write-up that is included in the official voting page:
The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, or the “Porkies” as its known to frequent visitors, encompasses 60,000 acres of lakes, rivers and virgin forest. The park offers camping on the shores of Lake Superior, 90 miles of hiking trails, kayak rentals, mountain biking and, in the winter, access to the Porcupine Mountains Ski Area.