Exploring Baraga and L'Anse, Michigan
Lodging and Businesses in Baraga, MI and L'Anse MI
on Keweenaw Bay in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Cabins, Cottages, Vacation Homes,
Campgrounds, Guided Fishing, and Realtors in Baraga County

Baraga & L'Anse MI are located in Baraga County on the shores of Keweenaw Bay with L'Anse on the eastern shore and Baraga is situated on the western shoreline.

Bear Paw & Eagle View Vacation Cottages on Lake Superior, northeast of L'Anse, MI on Pt. Abbaye. Each cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a gas fireplace, satellite TV, and a complete kitchen with a dishwasher and a washer & dryer. 6 person hot tub and sauna. 150' of Lake Superior beach and an awesome view. Easy trail access. A6790W & A6785W Ravenswood, L'Anse, MI 49946. Phone: 920-488-2031.

Northern Michigan Land Brokers in Houghton, MI features homes, commercial property, recreational land, waterfront property (including Lake Superior) and vacant land in Keweenaw, Houghton, Baraga, and Ontonagon counties in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Visit our website or stop by and see some of the exciting property we offer in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We are featuring a stunning parcel on Lake Superior on Pointe Abbaye, north of L'Anse. Northern Michigan Land Brokers 405 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, MI 49930 Phone: 906-523-5575.

Up North Realty in L'Anse features recreational property, vacant land, vacant waterfront land, waterfront homes and cottages, camps, residential property, hunting land,and hobby farms. We primarily have properties in Baraga, Southern Houghton, and Northern Iron Counties but offer property throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Call or stop by the office and we will help you find the property of your dreams or assist you selling your property. Up North Realty, P.O. Box 52, 18272 Highway US-41, L'Anse, MI 49946. Call Tracy at 906-524-2211 or toll free 866-524-7875

Baraga County Memorial Hospital, 770 North Main Street, L'Anse, Michigan 49946. Phone: (906) 524-6166

Bishop Baraga Shrine on the crest of the Red Rock Bluffs between L'Anse and Baraga. Stop and enjoy this peaceful spot overlooking the bay. Small shop with books, gifts, baked goods, ice cream, coffee, and snacks.

Lodging north of Baraga

Filpus Log Cabins, 2 log cabins on Otter Lake near the Sturgeon River headwaters. Cabin 1 sleeps 5+, Cabin 2 sleeps 6. Sauna. Each cabin has private dock and boat. Great for fishing, hunting, snowmobling. On the trail. 30 miles south of Houghton. Between Chassell and Baraga. HC 1, Box 179, Pelkie MI 49958. Phone 906-334-2639.

Hyypio Homestead, a Michigan Centennial Farm on Otter Lake in Tapiola. Log Turn-of-the-century 3 bedroom hand-hewn log home for rent on 80 acres. Full country kitchen. Two rental one & two bedroom cabins. Phone: 906-334-2619. Secluded, private setting. 16' boat included. Motor available for rent or bring your own. Great fishing. Seasonal from May 1st through October 15th. 19610 Hyypio Road, Chassell, MI 49916. 20 miles northwest of Baraga.

Campgrounds

Baraga State Park
Situated on the Keweenaw Bay (Lake Superior) with easy access to the water, the park is centrally located to the many attractions in the western Upper Peninsula. The bay offers anglers good action on salmon, steelhead, lake and brown trout. Locaated on Highway US-41 less than 1 mile south of Baraga. Kitchigami Tepee now available for overnight rental. 1300 US-41 South, Baraga MI 49908; (906) 353-6558

L'Anse Township Park & Campground located 2.5 miles east of L'Anse on Skanee Road. 30 Campsites with electricity, fire pit and picnic table. Phone: 906-524-6985.

Ojibwa Recreation Area located north of Baraga on US-41. 50 campsites with electricity, fire pit, & picnic table. Marina. Phone: 906-353-6955

State Forest Campgrounds in Baraga County, (Spacious rustic campsites with picnic tables and fire rings.)

  • Big Lake State Forest Campground located 8 miles south of L'Anse on US-41, then 9 miles W & S on Alberta-Big Lake Road. 12 sites for tents and small trailers. Boat launch, swimming, and fishing. 1.5 miles from the 28 mile Baraga Plains ORV trail .
  • King Lake State Forest Campground located 15 miles east of Covington on M-28. 6 sites for tents and small trailers on the north end of King Lake. Boat launch and fishing.
  • Big Erick's Bridge State Forest Campground. 20 Campsites located 21 miles east of L'Anse near Skanee, Michigan. Paddling and fishing on the Huron River.

Baraga, Michigan

The village of Baraga is named after Bishop Frederic Baraga, the "Snowshoe Priest" from Slovenia. The last of his five missions is located at Assinins, two miles north of town where he established the St. Paul the Apostle Church in 1890. The church burned in 1902 and was replaced by the present church, a Michigan Historic Site.

The Municipal Marina offers two boat launches and a public pier for fishing or just sitting and enjoying the outstanding view of the bay.

L'Anse, Michigan

L'Anse was founded in the early 1870's and features a delightful Waterfront Park with a marina, benches, restroom, picnic tables, playground, and a path to the Falls River Waterfalls. The green buoy marks the remains of the vessel Northerner for scuba divers to enjoy.

Baraga and L'Anse offer restaurants, shopping, and an outstanding waterfront for enjoying the beauty of Lake Superior as well as fantastic outdoor recreation for people of all ages. Stay a few days or spend the afternoon enjoying the beauty of Baraga County.

Baraga and L'Anse MI Attractions and Recreation

 

 

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