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Awesome hidden valley

We have seen the sign for Deadmans Hill for years but never went down it because.we couldn't see a... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Angelia W
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Michigan
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Love this "drive" in Autumn the most....

This is a great fall color tour area. There are many things to do along this valley drive. Hiking... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
tymetraveler222
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Bay City, Michigan
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There is an 18-mile trail among the 22,000 acres in the valley, which belongs to the state of Michigan.
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East Jordan, MI
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We have seen the sign for Deadmans Hill for years but never went down it because.we couldn't see a hills in the surrounding area. It is a flat drive until all the sudden you reach the cliff with awesome view of the valley. We want...More

Thank Angelia W
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a great fall color tour area. There are many things to do along this valley drive. Hiking, fishing, canoeing, camping, shopping. The is also back roads to take, that are dirt and sand, and I believe allow ATV's. But you can enjoy this...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The East Jordan River pathway 18 mile loop. This was my fourth time to hike this trail within the past 25 years. I would rate the hike a intermediate backpacking trip. The traditional loop suggests counterclockwise from point 1 to 25. I would suggest you...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Jordan Valley is a wondrous large area set aside for a number of recreational activities. My favorite is just biking or snowmobiling along the river or parking the car and hiking the trails. Great Morel mushroom hunting in the spring and riding the snowmobile...More

1  Thank Julie K
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Beautiful drive through the Jordan Valley great places for picnicking , taking pictures or just enjoying nature. Make a stop at Pinney bridge, camp at the campground there to for a rustic experience.

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

The Jordan River Valley is in the upper part of the Michigan mitten south of Charlevoix. We drove through the valley only on the paved roads (M 32, M66 and US 131) because it was unusually warm for the first week of March and I...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We drove the Jordan River Valley Scenic Drive. It was very cool, lots of great vistas. Following the Jordan River through the valley and crossing multiple times. Made it through with no problems in a Buick Rendezvous. No 4x4 required.

Thank Erik-at-PJs
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We hiked the 3mile day hike trail along the Jordan River Pathway. I had found the trail in a book I had purchased from the Michigan Audubon Society called 50 Hikes in Michigan. The trailhead is located just north of Alba off 131, where Deadman's...More

1  Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The Jordan Valley is the sole reason I relocated from a large metropolis to the pristine beauty of Northern Michigan. For all of my outdoor needs, everything in one place. A sportsmans paradise. I started backpacking as a youth in the Jordan Valley on its...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

You may have to portage in a couple of spots but it is peaceful, green, and beautiful. It is known for good fly fishing but we had no luck.

Thank William L
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Response from Angelia W | Reviewed this property |
It's a very short walk from parking area. It is up hill but not real steep. I had back surgery shortly before I visited and I am middle age and did not have a problem. I highly recommend it!
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