Department of Natural Resources
Recognition: Legally Dedicated Natural Area Laughing Whitefish Falls Location
Size: 360 acres
Management: Laughing Whitefish Falls Scenic Site
Location: In northwestern Alger County, 20 miles southeast of Marquette
Activities: Hiking, outdoor education, birding, wildlife viewing
Importance: Laughing Whitefish Falls is considered by many to be the most spectacular of Michigan's falls. The falls cascade through a picturesque gorge with old growth white pine and hemlock towering above. The falls can be reached by a moderate (.6 mile) hike through beech-maple forest.
A family standing on a pathway next to Laughing Whitefish Falls.
Laughing Whitefish Falls