Activities & Entertainment in the Ironwood Area
Take the Copper Peak Adventure Ride! Ride the chair lift up 810 feet to the top of Copper Peak--the world's largest ski jump! From the top, a view of unsurpassed beauty awaits. Climb to the observation deck, and look out over Lake Superior and the hills and valleys of land that surround it. Visit our guide office, where historic photographs and artifacts display the long history of ski jumping in the U.P. A trip to Ironwood is never complete without taking the lift to the top of Copper Peak.
First opened in 1922, the Gogebic Country Club course is a par 71 course that plays to 6,030 yards. It is open to the public, and the tree-lined fairways are bordered by a stand cut of rough. The longest hole on the course is #18, a 533 yard par-5, while the shortest hole is #15, a 142 yard par-3. After an invigorating round of golf, stop in to our beautiful clubhouse for some refreshement, where you can look out over the course from the bar area and watch those still on the course work their way home to #18. Please go to our webpage, www.gogebiccountryclub.com to see the 2016 event schedule. Unsure how to get to us? Click on the "contact us" listing on the home page...
Stretching back many eventful years in Gogebic County history, the annual Gogebic County Fair remains a central marking-stone in the cultural life of the U.P. Each year the Fair brings the award hopes and dreams of 4-H'ers that their carefully raised animal will win the coveted Blue Ribbon! But beyond the moos and quacks of the animal building, the Fair boasts a wide variety of entire-family entertainment and interest displays: musical performances, harness racing, a traditional collection of rides and games, various open-entry contests, and exhibits of all kinds. Come spend a day (or several!) at the fair. Go to their website and get the full schedule! Follow them o...
Hawk's Nest Canoe Outfitters is the place to call if you are looking for a Northern Wisconsin canoe trip, canoe outfitting, or an adventure trip. We have canoe trips and adventure trips on the Wisconsin River, the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, the Manitowish River, and many other locations in the northwoods of Wisconsin. We feature 1-3 hour adventure trips with shuttle service as well as longer trips and even overnight adventures. We have tents, canoes, food, cooking gear, and all the supplies to make your northwoods adventure a truly memorable event.
Ski Area Information- 638 Vertical feet- Annual snowfall of over 17 feet- 29 wide open runs on over 220 acres- 9 lifts and tows including a Magic Carpet conveyor lift- 2 terrain parks Big Chief and Timber Wolf beginner Park- 13 Expert Black Runs(46%)- 10 Intermediate Blue Runs(36%)- 5 Beginner Green Runs (18%)- Lifts run 9am to 4pm daily DiningLodge restaraunt, Sky Bar and Grille, Smiley's Cafe, Summit cafeteria BarsSky Bar and Grille, Red Dog Saloon, Dudley's Saloon LodgingCall (800) 3INDIAN or Make your reservation online! Dining- On Mountain Food & Drink- The Lodge Restaurant- Dudley's Restaurant
Since 1968, when the Ironwood community roared to life with the first-ever oval snowmobile race at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, snowmobile racing has become an established sport in the Western U.P. In 2015, Ironwood hosted the TLR Cup series, where the world's best ice oval racers met at the fast and historic 1/2 mile track in Ironwood. To gain the full history of the Snowmobile Olympus, as well as to access a mine of information regarding lodging, sponsors, racing classes, and lots of photos & videos, go to our website: www.ironwoodsnowmobileolympus.com Like us on Facebook!
Located just three miles north of Bayfield, WI, 23 miles north of Ashland, and 59 miles west and north of Ironwood, MI, Legendary Waters is a beautiful resort and casino on Lake Superior that offers an astounding array of resort facilities. Owned and operated by the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippeawa, Legendary Waters lies within the boundaries of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Whether it is camping, dining, gaming, hotel facilities, or marina boating, Legendary Waters offers everthing from individual family get-away to full service event and convention capacities. Check out our website! Follow us on Instagram!
Northern Waters Casino Resort is where our community turns to find delicious food, great entertainment, and over 500 slots and table games. Check out our extensive webpage for all the latest entertainment bookings, lodging particulars, and resort events. Enjoy the northland! Enjoy winter white on the trails or cool summer breezes over the golf fairways. We look forward to having you stay with us!
"Finnish" in downtown Ironwood. Ski through historic mining areas, scenic bluffs, along the Montreal River and by the World's Tallest Native American Statue. Commemorative SISU souvenirs for the first 500 42K and 21K racers to sign up! Locally crafted age group awards. Traditional "Yooper" fare.
The Superior Range Shooter's Club is located on 32 acres of land just north of Ironwood, beside senic Black River Road. Our mission is to provide a safe environment for recreational shooting and to offer educational opportunities to groups and individuals who wish to learn and practice the art of firearms usage. The Club features a 300 yard rifle range, pistol range, and trap. We offer organized trap leagues, CPL courses, youth shooting opportunities, NRA day, and access to open shooting for all members. Membership is $50 per yar. Superior Range Shooter's Club, P.O. Box 31, Ironwood, MI 49938. Questions, call Gary Kusz, President, at 906-285-0475. Like us on FaceBook...
The Western U.P. Visitor's Bureau website is host to a great deal of information about things to do in the Upper Peninsula, regardless of winter or summer seasons. Waterfall maps, event listings, lodging/dining ideas, together with great pictures of life and activity in the U.P. Like them on FaceBook!
Whitecap Kayak offers customed guided kayaking and camping trips on and about Lake Superior from the Apostle Islands to the Porcupine Mountains. If you are thinking about a trip up, call us! Our experienced guides will customize and schedule a day trip or a multi-day camping adventure designed to fit your interests and abilities. We also offer kayack instruction where you can learn the basic equipment functions, the styles of kayaks, as well as all the techniques of paddle strokes and river safety. Check out our website. Like us on Facebook!
Wolverine Nordic is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization with the mission to preserve and promote nordic skiing and lifelong physical fitness on the Gogebic Range of the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northeastern Wisconsin.