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Places to Visit located in our Township




Come to the westernmost corner of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Explore the Porcupine Mountains, rugged and raw. Embrace our endless rivers and countless waterfalls, clean and clear and fresher than you ever knew. Discover Lake Superior, mighty and proud. Find yourself in the wandering trails through mystic old-growth forests deep in The Ottawa National Forest. Here the land, the woods, the water, and the sky welcome the wild inside of you. Welcome to the Western Upper Peninsula.

In the fall, enjoy a panoramic view of glorious fall foliage and clear blue water. Fall is the perfect time to explore back roads on a bike, paddle a quiet lake, hike a densely forested trail, climb a rugged mountain or just plain change your perspective on what the world has to offer.  Adventure Awaits at Michigan’s Trailhead.

Whatever trail you choose to follow, your outdoor adventure starts at Michigan’s Trailhead.

View the only ski flying hill in the western hemisphere or get up close and personal with the Adventure Ride 
to the top! Ride the 36-story chair-lift and then travel another 18-stories to the top of the jump!  You can climb a few more stairs if your knees are shaking yet. You’ll experience a mind-bending 360-degree view from Memorial Day thru the last of autumn color, generally after the first week or two of October. As far as the eye can see, The Wilds of Michigan’s premier visit of 2,500 square miles, including seeing
 Lake Superior and untamed forests and several states, including Canada.

Call 906-932-3500 for more information.

Little Girl’s Point

A scenic drive 20 minutes north of Ironwood to Lake Superior’s coastline. It brings you to the place where legend tells of an Ojibwa maiden lost on her wedding day and later found this very point. Camping, swimming, picnicking, or searching for agates are perfect ways to enjoy this Gogebic County Park deep in The Wilds of Michigan.

Black River Harbor

94509a6988aea5d8a9d101049b15e8e5Paddle, picnic, hike and explore this signature site of the spectacular Ottawa National Forest. Scenic hiking trails through an old-growth forest and five waterfalls make this a favorite scenic stop along Lake Superior in The Wilds of Michigan.  If you are an avid hiker, take the North Country Scenic Trail starting from Copper Peak and wind your way all the way to Black River Harbor.  Be sure to shuttle your car with someone before you start. Take a shorter hike by driving to the parking lots to the falls of Rainbow, Sandstone,  Potawatomi (handicap accessible), Conglomerate, and Gorge. Each waterfall is as unique as their names and offers incredible views and photo opportunities.