Tahquamenon Falls are pretty big

November 12, 2012

Tahquamenon Falls Panorama

Tahquamenon Falls Panorama, photo by Unified Photography

Wikipedia’s Tahquamenon Falls entry says that the upper Tahquamenon Falls in Tahquamenon Falls State Park are more than 200 feet across with a drop of approximately 48 feet. In the spring, the falls can push as much as 50,000 gallons of water per second. That makes it the third most voluminous vertical waterfall east of the Mississippi, after Niagara Falls and Cohoes Falls in New York.

As you can see, they are impressive even during times of lower flow. I thought this shot did a great job of conveying the size of these magnificent falls and really hope you get a chance to see them!

Check this out big as a waterfall and see more in Kenneth’s Pure Michigan slideshow.

Much more about Tahquamenon Falls on Michigan in Pictures!

4 Responses to “Tahquamenon Falls are pretty big”

  1. Sydney King Says:

    Once again!!!!

    You have beautiful picture after beautiful picture after beautiful picture from Michigan and then you stick in one from California.

    If I want to see pictures of beautiful places in California I have a few and can find a lot more.

    Stick with Michigan, PLEASE!!!!!


  2. farlane Says:

    You’re an idiot, Sydney. I have told you time and again that Michigan in Pictures is a Michigan photo blog featuring Michigan photos.

    Tahquamenon Falls is a Michigan waterfall in a Michigan state park: http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=428&type=SPRK

    Now please quit it.


  3. Reblogged this on Katz Korner in Life and commented:
    Love Michigan. There is no place like home and if the mitten fits…


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