- Water Source
- Black River
- Gogebic County, 8-12.5 miles north of Bessemer; 14 miles
north of U.S. 2 on County road 513 (directional sign)
- 20 foot drop
- "A 1/4 mile hiking trail will take you from a paved
parking lot down a series of steps to the falls. Trail is
short but steep (series of steps). Pace yourself and
- Other Information
- Although Sandstone Falls is not a large
falls, the area is well worth visiting because of its
varied rock formations and hollows carved out of
sandstone and conglomerate rock bu stream erosion over
the centuries. George and Potawatomi Falls can also be
hiked to (upstream 1/2 mile) via the North Country Scenic
* From "Black River Harbor", Ottowa National Forest,
Bessemer Ranger District, Bessemer, MI 49911 (906) 667-0261, U.S.
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Eastern Region, a
brochure I picked up at the ranger station.
See also Rainbow Falls, Gorge Falls, Potawatomi
Falls, and Conglomerate Falls. These five falls are all within a few miles of each
other along the Black River.
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Page last updated 28 Dec 2000.
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