Exquisite Tannery and Memorial Falls Are Two of the Best Waterfalls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula


Exquisite Tannery and Memorial Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula | By Sherry Trautman | Traveling Michigan

If you are searching for waterfalls that pack a WOW factor combined with a good hike in Munising, the Tannery and Memorial falls are perfect for you!  These twin waterfalls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula are jaw dropping and the hike to them is just as awe inspiring. 


Parking Map for Tannery and Memorial Falls

Parking Map for Tannery and Memorial FallsParking Map for Tannery and Memorial Falls


You have two options for parking at the Twin Falls, Tannery and Memorial Falls. 

Option 1. Park in a small dirt lot on Washington Street then cross E. Munising Ave to stairs that lead to the two falls.  The Blue path leads you to Memorial Falls and the Green path leads you to Tannery Falls. 

Option 2. Park at the end of Nestor Street on the right side only. There is a sign to the entrance to the path leading to Memorial Falls.  There is a second path leading away from Memorial Falls taking you to Tannery Falls. 


Memorial Falls

Tannery Falls


Tannery Falls is an exquisite waterfall in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Half the fun is "finding it" after walking along a fabulous towering sandstone cliff and forest trail.  



Be Sure To Bring:

  • Water
  • Sunglasses
  • Bug Spray or wear a bug jacket. This one is invaluable and has a hood.  It comes to right below my shorts and is a Medium.

Fun Things to Do in Munising


Munising Michigan has so much to offer, such as lighthouses, boat cruises, beaches, waterfalls and hiking! 

Visit our official Munising page for our reviews on places to eat, the Rip Tide Ride, places to visit and things to see. 


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1.  45 Upper Peninsula Waterfalls and Jaw-Dropping Scenic Spots to Visit This Summer!


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2. Ultimate Upper Peninsula Road Trip!


Zoom in and out of the map to see our stops!

Click the links below for full city guides, tips, maps, photos and things to do!

  • Mackinaw City (See our City Guide)
  • Mackinac Island (See our Island Guides!)
  • Tahquamenon Falls or a train ride/river boat excursion (Tons of photos, info)
  • Whitefish Point (This place is spectacular! See our photos and things to do!)
  • Manistique (be sure to visit this page, there's at least 2 full days of activities and additional map of things to see in this area)
  • Kitch-iti-kipi (Highlight of the summer! This place is jaw-dropping!)

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