Newberry, Michigan, about 60 miles from the Mackinac Bridge, is one of the major snowmobiling areas in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Snowmobile rentals available in Newberry
Newberry has it all for snowmobilers. The grooming is done by dedicated experts. There are over 300 motel rooms available, there is fine dining, excellent night life, and an almost perfect trail system which connects to the rest of the Upper Peninsula.
The serious snowmobilers who are interested in any type of riding stay at Newberry. There is unlimited off trail riding, lake riding, attractions galore, and a trail system which accommodates those who like to put on the miles.
The trail system is similar to a spoked wagon wheel with Newberry being the hub.
To the northeast lies the most used or favorite trail of snowmobilers, the trail to Paradise, Whitefish Point and of course, Tahquamenon Falls. This has been a favorite of snowmobilers since snowmobiling began.
To the northwest of Newberry is the trail to Grand Marais. The trip to Grand Marais is about a 3 hour trip through the beauty of Michigan's true north woods.
To the southwest is Curtis and Manistique. Manistique is about a 3 hour trip and Curtis is on the way. At Curtis you will find Manistique Lake and Whitefish or South Manistique Lake. The lake riding in this area is excellent.
Southeast of Newberry is St Ignace, the gateway to the U.P. This area is where you can ride the the tree line to Mackinac Island.
To the east of Newberry is Sault Ste. Marie about a 4 hour trip if you go through Paradise.
Snowmobile Museum. Visit the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum, W11595 Center Street, Naubinway, MI 49762. Phone: 906-477-6298. Michigan's First Snowmobile Museum contains an interesting collection of over 62 antique and vintage snowmobiles along with prototypes and memorabilia. Gift Shop with hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and other unique items.
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