The Blackrock Cliffs

At A Glance

Marquette, Michigan is known for its natural beauty and Presque Isle Park may be the loveliest place of all. Referred to as the “Island” by locals, this oval-shaped peninsula cuts into the crystal-clear waters of Lake Superior.

Back Country Hiking, Sight-Seeing & Cliff Jumping

Explore secluded coves and beaches along the Lake Superior coast with great opportunities for cliff jumping.

Blackrocks, the unofficial name given to the chocolate hued, rocky cliffs at Marquette’s Presque Isle Park lakeshore, hosts a tradition just as unofficial yet well known: cliff jumping, about 20-30 feet into the (sometimes frigid) waters of Lake Superior.


The Blackrock Cliffs