The Western Upper Peninsula has hundreds of miles of Nordic Skiing trails and 150+
inches of annual snow fall. The Ironwood Area has some of the best cross-country
skiing in the Midwest and is a vacation destination for many enthusiasts.
The Cemetery Trails are located in the middle of Ironwood at the beautiful Riverside
Cemetery along the east branch of the Montreal River. These Trails are open for
Hiking, Snowshoeing and Nordic Skiing
The Miners Memorial Heritage Park (MMHP) encompasses the former iron ore mining locations
within the City of Ironwood (locally known as the caves area). The discovery of these
mines resulted in the establishment of the City of Ironwood in the latter part of
the 19th century. The last iron ore mine in the City of Ironwood closed in 1966.
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.