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Mt. Zion Observation Deck

November 29, 2017

Located at the top of Mt. Zion near Gogebic Community college is the handicap accessible observation deck built in 2016.  The road to the observation deck is located off Mt. Zion Drive and can be accessed through the summer and fall.  It is closed in the winter for skiing on Mt. Zion Ski Hill.  The […]

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Black River Scenic Byway

November 29, 2017

The National Black River Scenic Byway includes, Great Conglomerate Falls, Potawatomi, Gorge, Sandstone, and Rainbow Falls. As you visit our waterfalls, stop and take notice of the signs explaining the conglomerate rock formations. Directions: From Hwy. US 2 in Bessemer take Powderhorn Rd North. When you come to the T in the road at the […]

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Copper Peak

November 29, 2017

Just North of Ironwood along the Black River Road, Copper Peak offers a 1,160 foot tall scenic view that overlooks the beautiful Western UP and Lake Superior! After decades of dormancy, the international sport of ski flying will return to Copper Peak hill in 2018 for both summer and winter ski flying activity. Copper Peak […]

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Downtown Art Park

November 29, 2017

Art and Culture on Main Street! Developed in 2015 as part of a local crowdfunding effort, Ironwood’s Art Park was established to allow for the public display of outdoor art in the heart of the downtown art district! The park is directly across the street from the Historic Ironwood Theatre, the Downtown Art Place, and […]

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Iron Belle Trail

November 29, 2017

History, culture, and natural beauty await you on the Western Gateway of the Iron Belle Trail. Adorned by miles of forest, with overlooks of rivers and bluffs, you will pass over multiple railroad bridges and take in historical sites while experiencing the premier recreational opportunity in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Run, walk, bike, […]

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Norrie Park

November 29, 2017

Norrie Park is a 105 acre park located on Norrie Park Road.  This park is along the Montreal River, and is equipped with picnic tables, grills, restrooms, two horseshoe pits, plaground equipment, community gardens, pavilion, and an ADA compliant fishing platform.  Norrie Park also has a paved bike trail that runs alongside the river and […]

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Little Girls Point

November 29, 2017

Little Girls Point County Park is a local gem, located in Ironwood Township. Little Girls Point has much potential and beauty which makes Little Girls Point a favorite destination for many. Little Girls Point has a beautiful and very unique beach covered in perfectly rounded rocks formed by lake Superiors destructive waves. This beach is […]

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Black River Harbor

November 29, 2017

Nestled on the Edge of the Porcupine Mountains and the Ottawa National Forest, Beautiful Black River Harbor hosts a variety of outdoor activities and many waterfalls. ACTIVITIES Camping Black River Campsite is located just south of black river harbor and is right in the middle of many waterfalls and hiking trails. Kayaking The Black River’s […]

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Saxon Harbor

November 29, 2017

Saxon Harbor is located just across the the Michigan/Wisconsin boarder 5 miles west of Little Girls Point. Saxon Harbor is home to its famous sand beach with a newly remodeled boat harbor.

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Porcupine Mountains & Lake of the Clouds

November 29, 2017

Located in the northern section of the Ottawa National Forest, the Porcupine Mountains are a must-see adventure location.  Many miles of hiking and biking trails can be found, as well as waterfalls, lakes, Lake Superior shoreline camping, and (in winter) great skiiing!   The Presque Isle campground is located 17 miles north of Wakefield, MI […]

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Lake Gogebic

November 29, 2017

Lake Gogebic is Michigan’s largest inland lake.  Within its waters can be found walleye, small mouth bass, northern pike, perch, and whitefish.  The shoreline is home to several individual cabin resorts, as well as restaurants and true “U.P.” bars.  You can rent a pontoon or fishing boat, canoe or kayak from both the resort lodges […]

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Gile Park

November 29, 2017

Located in Gile Wisconsin on the Gile Flowage, the Gile Park is a local favorite fishing, canoeing, and kayaking destination. Many species of fish and in abundant numbers makes the Gile Flowage an excellent place to fish. The Gile Flowage is littered with many islands which makes it perfect for a camping adventure!

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