This Natural Bridge In Michigan is Truly One of the Best In The World!

When we talk about bridges in Michigan, there’s one particular name that will instantly jump out at people’s mind – Mackinac Bridge. It’s a very popular bridge not only in Michigan and its neighboring States but also across the United States of America and nearby countries. It’s one of the world’s leading suspension bridges and truly one of the best man-made attractions that Michigan has to offer.

Arch Rock Michigan

But aside from The Mighty Mac, did you know that Michigan has other amazing bridges that are truly amazing and worth the visit (see these 15 amazing bridges in Michigan list)? On top of that, there’s also one particular bridge in Michigan that is probably the most unique one that you will ever see – the Arch Rock.

Arch Rock is a geologic formation on Mackinac Island in Michigan. It is a natural limestone arch formed during the Nipissing post-glacial period, a period of high Lake Huron levels following the end of the Wisconsin glaciations.  It is commonly referred as Michigan’s “natural bridge” and while it’s not as big and popular as the Mighty Mac, it’s still one of the best attractions around The Mitten State.

Good morning walk #archrock

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Arch Rock on the Island

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The Arch Rock is a major focus of Mackinac Island tourism. It stands on the Lake Huron shoreline 146 feet (45 m) above the water. There are lots of trails and paved roads (like the Arch Rock Road and Arch Rock Bicycle Trail) that visitors can take to personally see this one amazing wonder of nature. It can also be accessed and viewed via kayak or even by one of the island’s popular horse-drawn carriages followed with a short hike.

Arch rich on Mackinac Island. #breathtaking #lakehuron #statepark

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With its natural beauty and captivating formation, The Arch Rock truly deserves to be named as one of Michigan’s must see wonders of nature.

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36 thoughts on “This Natural Bridge In Michigan is Truly One of the Best In The World!

  1. I have two friends who were on Mackinaw Island this weekend. There pics were so beautiful! I want to go, especially to see this arch!

  2. I grew up in Michigan and have been to Mackinac Island, but I didn’t know about this bridge! Next time I am back, I will be sure to check it out.

  3. So beautiful, and clearly very photogenic! I love the views you can see through and how they change depending on the perspective of the photo, I never knew that was there but I would love to visit and see it for myself one day!

  4., never been to Michigan (Ohio girl here…dont hate), but these bridges are stunning! That Arch Rock Bridge. Whoa. I mean – how is that even still standing?

  5. I am not to familiar with Michigan but these bridges alone are so beautiful that I would love to make a trip just to see them. My girlfriend and I are such travel junkies so this is something I will definitely be adding to our list!

  6. I had no idea Michigan had a bridge like this! It’s amazing! I would love to take my family there to go see it! My boys would be obsessed! They love unique things nature has to offer like this 🙂

  7. Michigan has become a must visit for me thanks to your site. So many beautiful places that I didn’t even know existed!

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