Iron Mountain, Michigan

in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Iron Mountain, Michigan is located at the northeastern Michigan and Wisconsin borders in Dickinson County. It is the gateway to the Upper Peninsula for Green Bay, Milwaukee, Chicago and much of the Midwest.

Artist Sharon O'Kane Schmeltzer from Kingsford, MI. Surrealistic - Abstract - Realistic - and Whimsical Art. She primarily works in Oil but also Pastels, Water Colors, Pen and Ink, Colored Pencils, Graphite, and Mixed Media. Sharon is an award-winning artist represented in galleries throughout the midwest.

BADWATER SKI-TERS Water Ski Show, Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Shows from mid-June through Labor Day Weekend. Night show on Saturday night. Watch awesome skiing and daring jumping. The Badwater Ski-Ters are the 2009, 2015, and 2016 National Show Jumping Champions. Enjoy amazing barefooting, the ballet line, swivel skiing, strap doubles, pyramids, trick skiing, jumping acts, plus much more. Our Park Ranger, Homer, is back taking care of the park and is as goofy as ever. Concession stand. Always Fun! Always Free!

CAMPING IN CLOVERLAND WITH HENRY FORD by Guy Forstrom.  Travel with Henry Ford on his 1923 camping trip in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, Edward Kingsford and their wives.

EXPLORING THE NORTH: The Upper Peninsula Traveler and the Northern Wisconsin Traveler. Advertising Information. P.O. Box 165, Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-774-2825

George Potvin Knife Maker and Blacksmith, located at Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery, Lighting, and Irish/Celtic Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan, offers completely handmade hunting knives with sheaths. George creates several patterns of Damascus, also utilizing titanium and other high carbon steel for blades. Classes, custom work, hand-scrimshaw, repairs and sharpening available.  The Gift Shop offers a surprising array of creativ e and beautiful gifts, many created by 30 juried local artists and some from around the world. Choose from pottery, paintings, photography, stone lampshades, jewelry, glass items, local jams and maple syrup, plus much MORE. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-2276

IRON MOUNTAIN POWERSPORTS/RIDE NORTH is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, and parts in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of snowmobiles. Iron Mountain Powersports, 1804 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI.49801. Phone: 906-779-1720.

KEMPS ROD AND RESTORATION, INC., 636 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: (906) 776-1929, Fax: (906) 776-9046. Street Rods, Concours Quality Restorations and Concept Cars. See our just completed streetrod project, a 1935 Plymouth, runner up for the Riddler Award. Kemps can build your car from a concept or start with an original car. We can meet all your fabrication and paint needs.

Knuckleheads Kayak Rental. Knuckleheads Kayak Rental is a kayak rental company located in Channing, MI. We offer a variety of kayaking services and rentals to help you explore the natural beauty of the area. Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing you with the best possible experience on the water.

LIBRARY: Dickinson County Library. 1 block east of US-2 on Iron Mountain Street. Turn east on A Street or Hughitt Streets. Computer Room with Public Internet Access. Wireless access in the main reading room. Local History & Genealogy Room. Special Events. Phone: 906-774-1218.

The MARKELL COMPANY: Roofing: Commercial & Residential; Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication; Commercial Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning; Commercial Kitchen Hoods; Dust and Fume Exhaust Systems; and Brick Restoration & Waterproofing for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin at The Markell Company, 1227 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI. Phone (906) 774-0240 or Toll Free: 1-888-799-0240.

PAINTING CONTRACTOR Randy Duval Painting & Decorating. Over 35 years of service in the area. See Randy for all your painting and decorating needs. Wallpaper, Refurbrishing Paneling, Woodgraining on Metal Doors, Deck Maintanence, Window Trim and Sills, Cabinets, Staining, Color Varnishing, & Power Washing. Licensed & Insured. Duval Painting, N-4849 Harding Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: 906-774-2812

RAINBOW'S END ALPACA FARM and YARN SHOP is located in Norway, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula. Stop by and take a tour of the Alpaca Farm and see these interesting animals. Fun for the whole family. Rainbow Gifts offers items created with alpaca fleece as well as a large selection of yarn, needles, and patterns. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, and spinning. A great spot for a special event. Alpacas for sale. Rainbow's End Alpacas, W6139 US 2, Norway, MI 49870 Phone: 906-563-7034

 Food and Beverages

ANNIE'S TRADING POST: Restaurant on Keyes Lake south of Florence, WI. Enjoy dining and your favorite beverage. Serving sandwiches, specialty soups, & salads for lunch, and a full menu for dinner including Pasta, Pizza, Steaks, Chicken, Pork, Seafood, plus Saturday night specials. Summer: Open daily 11am to 9pm. Labor Day to Spring: Tuesday and Wednesday:  (Closed for lunch) Open 4 pm to 9 pm. Thursday through Sunday: 11am to 9 pm. 5203 Keyes Lake Drive, Florence, WI. Phone: (7 15) 528-2170.

CHUCKWAGON Bar & Grill in Spread Eagle Wisconsin for food & beverages. Open daily at 11 am serving a wide variety of appetizers, sandwiches, homemade soup, chili, your favorite beverages, and a delicious Fish Fry on Friday. Bring the family. Take out available. On the north side of Highway US-2 at the intersection of Carpenter Road in Spread Eagle, WI. Phone: 715-696-6220. Snowmobile & ATV trail across the road with easy access.

PASTY OVEN Pasty Shop is located at W-7270 Highway U.S.2, near the stoplight in Quinnesec Michigan, just 4 miles east of Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-776-0990 or toll free 800-753-5257. Eat in our dining area or pick up some delicious pasties for lunch or dinner. We also serve soup, delicious sandwiches, and a Friday Fish Fry. The Pasty Oven offers mail order so you can enjoy a taste of the Upper Peninsula in your own home. Baked fresh every day at our USDA inspected plant in Florence, we offer a variety of pasties including the traditional pasty, breakfast pasty, chicken pasty, vegetable pasty, and mini pastys &endash; great for appetizers or a party. Pasties can be purchased hot and fresh, half-baked, frozen or by mail order. Gift Certificates available.

Princeton Garden near Felch, Michigan offers outdoor dining during the summer and breakfast every weekend year round. Dine in a quiet setting under canopies in a lovely garden with soft music in the background. Outdoor Dining is open Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to 2pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 8pm. Breakfast is served in the Farmhouse on Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm year round. Princeton Garden is located only 22 miles north of Iron Mountain, Michigan with driving directions on their website. N7478 Harders Road, Felch, MI 49831. Phone: 906-246-3568 or 906-221-7829

Smoklers BBQ & Catering Experience the taste of authentic, wood-smoked barbecue at Smokler's BBQ & Catering. Whether you're craving pulled pork, brisket, chicken, or ribs, our barbecue restaurant in Iron Mountain, MI, is sure to satisfy any appetite. Everything on our menu is made fresh daily - nothing is premade! We take pride in providing top-notch service, whether we are serving you through our drive-up window or catering for your big event. Come experience the delectable barbecue at Smokler's BBQ & Catering!

Spiro's Downtown Restaurant - 427 S Stephenson Ave Ste 21, Iron Mountain, MI - (906) 774-3499 - we're loved by locals and treasured by tourists for serving up some of the areas most mouth-watering cuisine! We pride ourselves on having one of the areas absolute best wine selections. Stop in to see our excellent wine list! But we don't stop at wine. We also have a terrific selection of bottled beer, from tasty imports to regional favorites as well as a full bar to order your favorite cocktail. Fall / Winter Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11 am - 2pm and 4 pm - 9 pm - Facebook Reviews

Threefold Vine Winery has relocated to Menominee County in the southern Upper Peninsula. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank building at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000

LODGING in the Iron Mountain and Kingsford area in Dickinson County MI.

Northwoods Adventures Rafting Outfitters. Exciting whitewater rafting trips at Piers Gorge on the Menominee River. Our experienced guides will take you on a safe and thrilling adventure. US Coast Guard approved life jackets and helmets provided. Rafting adventures leave from the True North Outpost,  W5786 Old Piers Gorge Road. Norway, MI. 49870. Phone (906) 583-5450 for reservations or walk-ins welcome. Rental cabins avai lable on the Menominee River.

RECREATION AND ATTRACTIONS (Things to see and do in the Iron Mountain Area)

Water Ski Show: BADWATER SKI-TERS Water Ski Show, Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Watch awesome skiing and daring jumping. Enjoy amazing barefooting, the ballet line, swivel skiing, strap doubles, pyramids, trick skiing, jumping acts, plus much more. Concession stand. The Badwater Ski-Ters are the 2015 Division 2 State of Wisconsin Water Ski Show Champions and the 2015 and 2016 National Show Ski Champions in Team Jump! Always Fun! Always Free!

Whitewater Rafting at Thorntons, and Wildman Adventue Resort south of Iron Mountain in Athelstane, WI and on the northside of Iron Mountain at Northwoods Adventures. Raft the Roaring Rapids on the Peshtigo River near Crivitz, WI and Piers Gorge on the Menominee River near Norway, MI. Canoe and kayak trips. Campground and cabins.

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