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Bond Falls, Ontonagon

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Bond Falls is a waterfall on the middle branch of the Ontonagon River, a few miles east of Paulding in Haight Township in southern Ontonagon County, Michigan. The site is near U.S. Highway 45 in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The waterfalls are listed by the state of Michigan as the Bond Falls Scenic Site.
The total drop of the falls is about. Trails lead to and from the falls from a picnic area atop the falls. There is a newer walkway that extends across the river below the base of the falls that allows for perfect viewing. The river drops down from Bond Falls Flowage, which is perched on the highlands of the western Upper Peninsula, to Lake Superior. Bond Falls is the first stage of this drop in elevation. From Bond Falls, the river continues northward to the Agate Falls Scenic Site. A "flowage", in the language of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, is a reservoir. Bond Falls is a natural waterfall, but it has been enhanced by a nearby dam built by the Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). There is a rest-area park below the dam and waterfall, from which the falls can be admired. The Ontonagan River and Bond Falls Flowage are separately stocked with brook trout.
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  • got to see the water falls its well worth it easy to get to and easy to walk to has a boardwalk to the falls  more »
  • Great shots from different views of the falls. Boardwalk for handicap access was well done. Don’t miss this one. People were fishing and relaxing and enjoying the sunny day. Great opportunity to get c...  more »
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  • Beautiful!!! My family loved taking a walk here and seeing everything. Great time of the year for it too! (August). Would highly recommend!!!
  • A true MUST see!! This fall was amazing!! It is one of the nicest we went to as you can get very close to the fall and it's not all gated off!

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