From downtown Marquette take Front street south. At the roundabout/travel circle stay right and head west on US 41 for about 1.3 miles. Turn left at M-553/McClellan Avenue(Value Host Hotel is to the left). Travel about 28 miles until you come to a stop sign/T intersection (Shell gas station to your left). Turn right on M-35 and follow M-35 through the city of Gwinn for about 4.5 miles. Turn right on Cataract Road (andled gravel road) and travel for 1.2 miles, where you will come to Y in the road, stay to the left and travel for .5 of a mile until you come to the Cataract Basin parking lot. The dam/falls will be to your right.