Maple Ridge Township, Michigan: Mystery Falls Sinkhole

A pit over 80 feet across with sheer walls over 100 feet deep.
Address:
Maple Ridge Township, MI
Hours:
Private Property! No Trespassing.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Mystery Falls Sinkhole

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Mystery Falls Sinkhole

It was quite a nerve-racking hunt tracking this place down. We had to wander through a (private) wooded area for a while before stumbling upon the fence around the sinkhole. The gate was already open when we got there so we took a peek inside. It was a beautiful sight! We walked across the bridge and could see the water trickling down the sides of the sinkhole. I would recommend that anyone adventurous enough to find this place be extra careful!

You can walk right up to the edge of the sinkhole, but watch your step! The surprisingly large bridge goes all the way across the middle to get a good view of the bottom of the sinkhole.

[Stacey G., 11/09/2011]
Sinkhole - A Bridge Too Far?

When Rick Ruelle, a middle-aged systems analyst, first laid eyes on the Kennedy farm sinkhole, he knew that it was something special. "Quite a spectacular hole," is how he described it to us -- and he would know.... [10/14/2007] Complete News Story

Nearby Offbeat Places

Kaiser Paul - Bunyan Made of Car PartsKaiser Paul - Bunyan Made of Car Parts, Alpena, MI - 11 mi.
World's Largest Limestone QuarryWorld's Largest Limestone Quarry, Rogers City, MI - 17 mi.
Dinosaur Gardens Prehistoric ZooDinosaur Gardens Prehistoric Zoo, Ossineke, MI - 21 mi.
In the region:
Paul Bunyan and Babe Statues, Ossineke, MI - 22 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

December 18, 2014

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Michigan Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Bailey Art Museum - Robots of Clayton Bailey, Crockett, California (Dec 15-21, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Maple Ridge Township, Michigan

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now