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Potawatomi-Gorge Falls NRT

Location N of Bessemer on SR 513, parking lot on R before lakefront.
State(s) Michigan
Counties Gogebic
Type Backcountry
Length 0.50 Miles / 0.80 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

 

 

Description


The Potawatomi-Gorge Trail provides access from the Black River National Scenic Byway to two unique water falls along the Black National Wild and Scenic River and also provides access to the North Country Natural Scenic Trail. A portion of this trail is accessible and provides access for persons with disabilities to a watchful observer.

 

Visitor Information


Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours

Directions

The Potawatomi and Gorge Falls are 13 miles north of US 2 on County Road 513.

 

Additional Information

Width: 36 inches.

Primary Surface: Not Available

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 3%

Elevation Low Point: 1400

Elevation High Point: 1500

Year Designated: 1978

Date Last Updated: 09/26/2012

 

Contact Information

Trail Management:
Recreational Staff Officer
US Forest Service
Ottawa NF
E6248 US Hwy. 2
Ironwood , MI 49938
(906) 932-1330
djpalmer@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/ottawa

 

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