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Tours and Guided Trips in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Fishing and hunting packages,
overnight trips into the wilderness, mountain biking trips, an underground copper mine tour, canoeing trips on isolated rivers, scuba diving trips to the Lake Superior shipwrecks, dog sledding rides,
lighthouse tours, and more.

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.

FISHING is great througout the entire Upper Peninsula with thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams, including several Michigan Blue Ribbon Trout Streams. Most waterfront resorts offer a fishing boat with the rental or one is available nearby for rent. You must have a Michigan Fishing License to fish Michigan waters.
 
Guided Fishing Trips with Professional Fishing Guide, Barry Drews at Nine Pines Resort on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula. 9 comfortable cabins with one, two, or three bedrooms. Satellite TV and wireless internet access. Some cabins have a gas fireplace & hot tub. Nice swimming beach. Boat rentals. Lake Gogebic is ideal for swimming, boating, and year round fishing. Guided fishing and bear hunting trips. Bait & Tackle Shop with licenses and permits. On the snowmobile and ATV trails. Pets Welcome. Bear's Nine Pines Resort, N9426 State Hwy M-64, Marenisco, MI 49947 Phone: 906-842-3361
 
Ice Fishing Equipment Rentals and Guided Trips: Christmas, Munising, & AuTrain: Fish House Rentals and Guided Ice Fishing Trips on Lake Superior at Margo's Cove in Christmas, MI. Guided ice fishing trips include all equipment, bait, and guide service. Rentals of portable and permanent fish houses include Propane heater, auger, and chairs.
 
Rivers North Guided Fly Fishing Adventures with licensed fishing guide Captain Brad Petzke. Fly fish in remote and secluded rivers or lakes for Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Steelhead. Atlantic Salmon, and Pacific Salmon. Quality equipment supplied. Guided trips for all levels of experience. Rivers North Guide Service, P. O. Box 371, Marquette, MI 49885. Phone: (906) 458-8125.
 
CHARTER FISHING
Kimar's Charters & Resort on Lake Superior near Munising,
Lake Superior Sport Fishing from the Marquette Lower Harbor
Sand Point Charters fishing on Lake Superior in the Keweenaw Peninsula
Fishing: Ice Fishing in the Upper Peninsula.
Photo of Ice Fishing Derby, Keyes Lake,
Florence, WI

CRUISES: SUNSET and LIGHTHOUSE CRUISES
Lake Superior Sport Fishing from the Marquette Lower Harbor
Pictured Rocks Cruises. Sunset cruise of the beautiful Pictured Rocks
Sand Point Charters on Lake Superior in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Fish and Hunt Shop in Curtis, MI offers rental pontoon boats, motors, fishing boats, wave runners for use on Big Manistique Lake and South Manistique Lake. Snowmobile and ATV Rentals.

New Listing: 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

GarLyn Farm ZOOlogical Park, US 2, 6 miles East of Naubinway, across from beautiful Lake Michigan. 906-477-1085 The Upper Peninsula's Largest Collection of Live Animals. Exhibits in a park-like setting. Bring your camera and your kids for a fun day at GarLyn Zoo.

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.

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.

Grand Marais, MI, Recreational activities for every season

Grand Marais Outfitters.We offer just what you need for year round outdoor adventures in the Grand Marais area. We have camping and hiking supplies, fishing gear, backpacks, paddling supplies, clothing, plus much more. Pick up a book to read at the beach or something from our gift shop. Rentals of ATVs, sea kayaks, canoes, and snowshoes. N14277 Lake Avenue, Grand Marais, MI 49839. Phone: 906-494-3333

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. Maximum of 250 pounds. 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 8 beautiful horses gentle enough for the whole family to enjoy. Please call to schedule a guided trail ride for riders 7 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:

  • Guided Hunts for deer and bear for all hunting seasons from the Buck Sporting Lodge and Triple Creek Kennels, E-5372 Highway M-94, Munising, MI 49862. Phone: 906-439-5242. Centrally located southeast of Munising and south of AuTrain in the heart of the Hiawatha National Forest.
  • Guided Deer & Bear Hunting Trips with Guide, Barry Drews at Nine Pines Resort on Lake Gogebic in the southwestern Upper Peninsula. N9426 State Hwy M-64, Marinesco, MI 49947 Phone: 906-842-3361

Hunting Wild Turkeys in the Upper Peninsula

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.

New Listing: The Iron River RV Park and Campground is located in downtown Iron River, MI in a pleasant setting along the shores of the Iron River. Walking distance to dining and shopping. 32 level sites with full service, electric/water, or tent sites. Cable TV. Free Wi-Fi throughout the park. On the ATV and snowmobile trails. Pets Welcome. Iron River RV Park, 50 E. Genesee Street, Phone: 906-265-3822

New Listing: Jack Pine Lodge, Resort, and Campground is located 18 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, & Boat Rentals in the Upper Peninsula and

Kayak & Canoe Rentals at Grand Marais, Marquette, Michigamme, & Munising, 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, 155 Gratiot Street (U.S. 41), 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 Rapid Rafts and Campground, W14073 Cty Hwy. C, High Cliff, Athelstane, WI 54104. 1-715-757-3431. Raft the Wild Peshtigo and the Mighty Menominee Rivers.

Lake Gogebic Sport Center in Bergland is renting new 2014 Polaris Indy 600/ES and 550/LXT/ES snowmobiles. Helmets with full shields included. Rental clothing available. Experienced Service Department. Guided Trail Tours. Snowmobile the Lake Gogebic area and Big Snow Country. Located just outside of Bergland on Highway M-28 with direct trail access. Lake Gogebic Sport Center, 36852 W Hwy 28, Bergland, MI 49910. NOTE: Before Dec 15, 2013, please call 906-869-0837 for Reservatons and Information. After Dec 15, please phone 906-575-3466 or 800-424-2990

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

Land O' Lakes Recreation offers sales and rentals of Ski-Do Snowmobiles, Can Am ATVs, and Commander UTVS. Experienced service department. Rentals of kayaks and Trek bikes. Nice selection of Klim clothing and accessories. Land O’ Lakes Recreation is located on the north side of town at the Wisconsin/ Michigan border. 1702 Highway 45 North, Land O' Lakes, WI 54540. Phone: 906-544-2040.

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.

 

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