Chapel Basin / Mosquito Falls Area – 2 to 10 miles round trip

A number of different trails and hikes are available here. Consult a map before you hike in this area. No pets allowed on any of the trails in this area.

Chapel Falls – 2.4 miles round trip. Leaving from the Chapel parking lot, this easy hike runs along an old roadbed through upland maple forest to stunning, 60-foot high Chapel Falls. No pets.

• Chapel Rock & Chapel Beach – 6.2 miles round trip (from parking lot). From Chapel Falls, continue on the trail for another 1.9 miles (one way), to Chapel Rock and Chapel Beach. Take pictures, but keep off Chapel Rock. Return the way you came or make a loop by taking the forest trail back along the north/west side of Chapel Lake. No pets.

• Chapel Loop – Full loop, including Mosquito Falls, is 10 miles. This popular loop begins at the Chapel parking lot, passes Chapel Falls, Chapel Rock, Chapel Beach and continues along the spectacular Pictured Rocks cliffs to Mosquito River and Beach, and back to the parking lot on the outer loop trail past Mosquito Falls. No pets.

• Mosquito Falls – 2 miles round trip. From the Chapel parking lot, head towards Mosquito Beach. At 0.3 miles take a side trail that leads 0.7 miles to Mosquito Falls. The Mosquito River cascades in short falls over three rock shelves, the highest being 8 feet. No pets.

• Mosquito Beach – 3.8 miles round trip straight out and back; 4.5 miles via loop back past Mosquito Falls. Follow the trail from the Chapel parking lot through lowland hemlock and mixed forest to Mosquito Beach. This beautiful beach is bordered by stunning rock cliffs and sandstone terraces. Return on same trail or continue on loop and return past Mosquito Falls. No pets.

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No matter what time of year you plan to travel to Munising, it’s best to plan to ensure your vacation goes as smoothly as possible. But don’t worry, we have all the resources you need.

Munising offers an array of options for dining out, from fast-casual establishments to upscale restaurants. 

Munising offers countless lodging options to choose from, including boutique hotels, small family-owned motels, and secluded cottages and cabins. 

Whether you want to snowmobile, view some of the most beautiful fall foliage in America, or relax on a magical beach, Munising’s four seasons have something for everyone.

While its rural location is part of the charm, cell service can be an issue for some arriving in the Upper Peninsula. Fortunately, we have a range of maps and guides to help you along the way.

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