Recreation and Attractions in the Upper Peninsula
and Guided Trips in the Upper Peninsula of
and hunting packages,
Fall Color Tours in the Upper Peninsula
Family Fun Park in Escanaba is a wonderful spot for the whole family to try our fun activities. Drive a Go-Kart on our banked track or cool off on a Kamikaze Bumper Boat ride in our pool. We offer Adventure Golf with waterfalls and other hazards, Batting Cages for batting practice in a netted area with pitching machines, and Bank-Shot Basketball. Lots of fun for everyone. Open at noon during the summer months. Located just 2 blocks from Highways US-2 & US-41. Family Fun Park, 2929 3rd Ave. North, Escanaba, MI 49829. Phone: (906) 789-9386
Fayette Historic Townsite, once a bustling industrial community which manufactured charcoal pig iron for economical shipping to the Great Lakes steel companies. Now a State Park. Take a tour of the 19 remaining structures, visit the museum and learn how iron ore was converted to pig iron in the late 1800's.
Fayette State Park, visit the historic townsite of Fayette while you camp, hike, fish, scuba dive and boat. Snail Shell Harbor will hold large pleasure boats.
Fish and Hunt Shop in Curtis, MI offers rental pontoon boats, motors, and fishing boats for use on Big Manistique Lake and South Manistique Lake. Snowmobile and ATV Rentals.
Fort Drummond Marine and Resort on Whitney Bay, Drummond Island, MI. Full Service Marina, Service and Parts Department, Dockage, and a General Store. Sales of boats, trailers, shore stations, plus pre-owned boats and motors. Pontoon, kayak, boat, and motor rentals. The Resort offers 3 Rental Cabins, 2 Vacation Homes, one on a private island, and a Campground. There are 2 cabin for winter rental. Ferry runs hourly from 6 am to 11pm year round with 2 night runs. Fort Drummond Marine and Resort on Whitney Bay, 36183 S. Whitney Bay Road, Drummond Island, MI 49726. Phone: 906-493-5359 or 906-493-5471
Ghost Towns of the Keweenaw Peninsula, from the Copper Mining Age, late 1800's and early 1900's.
Glider Display at the Iron Mining Museum, Kent Street, Iron Mountain MI 49801. Phone 906-774-1086. During World War II, more Waco CG-4A gliders were built at the Ford plant in neighboring Kingsford MI than anywhere else in North America. The museum display features a video showing the manufacturing of the gliders at the Ford plant, photos, newspaper articles and a model of the CG-13 glider.
Golf Courses in the Upper Peninsula & Northern Wisconsin
Grand Island, one half mile off of Munising MI in Lake Superior. Ferry service available. A perfect spot for wilderness camping, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, skiing and snowmobiling. National Recreation Area. Bus Tours available.
Grand Island Snowmobile Rentals, Munising MI 49862. (906) 387-2772. Ski Doo snowmobile Rentals.
Grand Marais, mountain bike over 300 miles of mapped trails from beginner to advanced.The trail system is located in one of the remotest areas of the state and takes you through forests and along Lake Superior.
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. located in the old Coast Guard buildings at Whitefish Point, 10 miles north of Paradise, Michigan. This Museum is filled with artifacts and exhibits honoring the many mariners who traveled the Great Lakes. Watch the video presentation about the Edmund Fitzgerald and the raising of the ship's bell. The bell at the Shipwreck Museum was retrieved from the wreck site, restored (but not altered), and put on display. A replica bell was engraved with the names of the 29 men who lost their lives in that terrible storm, November 10, 1975, and attached to the wreck at the bottom of Lake Superior when the original bell was retrieved. Each year, on November 10th, there is a Memorial Service for the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald, the 729-foot steamer sunk off Whitefish Bay. Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, May 1st through October 31st.
Horseback Riding at Bjorkman's Horse Outings and Stage Lines. Saddle Horse Trail Rides, Sleigh Rides, Stagecoach and Covered Wagon Trips. W5994 Chapman Rd., off Hwy 8, Niagara, Wl in northeastern Wisconsin. Phone: 715-251-4408. Just a few miles south of Iron Mountain. See the Elk. Horseback riding and lessons. Ride in a real stage coach through the woods or take a group out in the covered wagon for a picnic down by the river. Open year round. Available for special events. Fun trips for the entire family.
Horseback Riding at Heritage Hills. Enjoy a peaceful trail ride on a gentle horse through a variety of terrain: open fields, forests, and hills, that was once the old Wawonowin Golf Course! Located in the wilderness area between Ishpeming and Negaunee, just 15 miles west of Marquette. Open year round, weather permitting, for guided trail rides and hand-held horse or pony rides. Walk-ins welcome during the summer months, reservations only during fall, winter and spring. Sleigh rides on various weekends; please call ahead for space and weather conditions! Riders must be 7 years old to ride alone. Call 906-361-8768 for reservations.
Horseback riding at Wildridge Riding Stables near Paradise, MI. Guided trail rides on beautiful wooded trails throughout the year. All trail rides are led by one of our experienced trail guides. We have beautiful horses gentle enough for the whole family to enjoy. Please call to schedule a guided trail ride for riders 8 years and older. Fun for the entire family all year round, but winter riding depends on the weather. Phone: 906-492-3213.
Horse Resort. Bring your own horse to Kenbuck Resort, 14844 LL Road, Wetmore, MI 49895. Phone (906) 573-2237 for reservations. Kenbuck is a sportsman's resort with 5 clean housekeeping cabins. These secluded cabins are deep in the Hiawatha National Forest, 100 lakes within 10 miles of the cabins, outstanding hunting, real snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Bring your horse for a very different vacation. Close to the Pine Marten Run, 18 miles south of Munising.
Houghton PowerSports is your headquarters for new and pre-owned boats, outboard motors, off-road Vehicles, snowmobiles, and trailers. We carry several lines and offer certified service, parts, and accessories. We have a large rental fleet for year round fun. Houghton Power Sports rents Snowmobiles, ATV's. UTV's Jet Skis, Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats, and Trailers. Call to reserve your boat, off-road vehicle, or snowmobile. Phone: 906-483-4831 or Toll Free: 888-531.0779. Houghton Power sports is located just west of Highway 26 at 1550 Brickyard Lane, Houghton MI 49931
Hunting: Bear and Deer:
Ice Fishing in the Upper Peninsula. Guided tours, outfitters, and general information for ice fishing in the Upper Peninsula. Opportunities abound with our long cold winters, thick ice, and a variety of species of fish. Enjoy winter! Go ice fishing!
Indian Lake State Park, camping, swimming and fishing, close to Big Spring, Michigan's largest spring near Manistique
Iron Mining Museum and Gift Shop, Kent Street, Iron Mountain MI, 49801. Phone 906-774-1086. The museum contains 3 primary exhibits: the Cornish Pump, the largest steam-driven pumping engine in the United States; a large Exhibit on the Waco CG-4A Cargo Gliders built during World War II at the nearby Kingsford MI Ford Motor Plant; the largest collection of underground mining equipment on display in Michigan.
Iron Mining. The Republic Mine is the only open pit mine in Michigan open for free public viewing. This inactive open pit iron mine, owned by Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, provides a unique opportunity for seeing how the iron was mined.
Iron MountainPowerSports is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, parts, and rental machines in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of boats, ATV's, and snowmobiles. Delivery available. Iron Mountain Powersports, 1804 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI.49801. Phone: 906-779-1711.
Jack Pine Lodge, Cabins, and Campground is located 20 miles northwest of Manistique in the Hiawatha National Forest. Campground offers 27 sites with electric and water hook-ups, new shower house, and designated horse sites. Six 1-3 bedroom cabins. Wi-Fi. On the ORV and Snowmobile trail. Gas available. Restaurant and Lounge open daily at noon. Jack Pine Lodge, 5350N State HWY M-94, Manistique, MI 49854. Phone: (906) 573-2414
Kayak & Canoe Rentals at Grand Marais, Michigan. Call Undle Ducky Outdoors at 877-228-5447 toll free for a reservation or with any questions.
Kenbuck Resort, 14844 LL Road, Wetmore, MI 49895. Phone (906) 573-2237 for reservations. Kenbuck is a sportsman's resort with 5 clean housekeeping cabins. These secluded cabins are deep in the Hiawatha National Forest, 100 lakes within 10 miles of the cabins, outstanding hunting, real snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Bring your horse for a very different vacation. Close to the Pine Marten Run, 18 miles south of Munising.
Keweenaw Adventure Company in Copper Harbor has just what you need for a fun time in this outstanding area of the Keweenaw Peninsula. We offer Sea Kayak, Canoe, and Mountain Bike Rentals, Outfitting, Guided Biking, Hiking, and Kayak Tours, and Shuttle Service. Copper Harbor has a world class mountain bike trail system as well as the exciting waters of Lake Superior for sea kayaking, including trips to Isle Royale. Keweenaw Adventure Company, Copper Harbor, MI. 49918. Phone: 906-289-4303
Keweenaw Peninsula: Attractions and Recreation
Keweenaw Water Trail Canoe or Kayak the Keweenaw Water Trail as you follow the Keweenaw Waterway from Keweenaw Bay near Baraga to the North Entry near McLain State Park. The Keweenaw Waterway is the waterway between Houghton and Hancock, separating the Keweenaw Peninsula from the rest of the Upper Peninsula. Experience history and scenic beauty on this clearly marked trail for any small watercraft
Kosirs Whitewater Rafting and Campground. Ride the rapids on the Wild Peshtigo and the Mighty Menominee Rivers with our professional guides. Tubing and kayak rentals with livery service. Pontoon cruises on the Cauldron Reservoir. Campground with wooded sites as well as sites with electric and running water. W14037 Co Road C, Silver Cliff, WI 54104. Phone 715-757-3431.
Lake Superior Cruises leaving from Marquette or Munising, Michigan
Lake Superior Sport Fishing. Charter Fishing on Lake Superior with licensed Captain Reid DeRosie. Fish for a variety of fish or a trophy Lake Trout at Stannard Rock. We offer charter fishing from Munising and Manistique a few times during the summer. Quality fishing gear provided. Fish the inland lakes early spring and fall. Sightseeing Trips and Sunset Cruises from Marquette Lower Harbor. Lake Superior Sport Fishing, Marquette, MI. Phone 906-360-1090
Lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula Open for Tours including the following: Copper Harbor, Crisp Point, Detour Reef, Eagle Harbor, Marquette, Ontonagon, Peninsula Point, Point Iroquois, Sand Hills, Sand Point (Escanaba), Seul Choix, and Whitefish Point.
Lighthouse Tour of the Detour Reef Light, located 1 mile off-shore at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in northern Lake Huron. Tours on Saturday or Sunday during June, July, & August.
Logging: Historic Photos of Grandpa Murphy's Logging Camp, Newberry, MI 1919.
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