Extending 37 miles on the south shoreline of Lake Superior from Munising to Grand Marais, the national lakeshore features 15 miles of multicolored sandstone cliffs, 12 miles of sand beach and 5 square miles of sand dunes.
Upper Tahquamenon Falls
Upper Tahquamenon Falls is located in the heart of The Great Waters of Pure Michigan- where Lakes Huron, Michigan and Superior meet. This area offers many attractions and opportunities to build a lifetime of memories.
Lighthouses of the UP
Along the U.P.’s Great Lakes coasts you will find more than 40 lighthouses, most built in the mid 1800s. Many continue to guide ships and boats safely into harbors and around dangerous shoals.
In the U.P. you can take a ferry to Mackinac Island and step back to pre-Revolutionary War days. Explore from county to county the lives of the people who traded furs. Learn how our trees turned into Henry Ford’s “Woodies” or mountains of paper or lumber. See sunken ships.
Copper Harbor is the Northernmost town in Michigan. It is located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula,surrounded by Lake Superior.
See hundreds of spectacular waterfalls. Go beachcombing for colorful stones and agates along 21 miles of pristine beaches. Paddle your sea kayak over crystal clear waters along Lake Superior’s sculpted shores or canoe the winding Ontonagon River. Ride 21 miles of designated mountain biking trails overlooking Lake Superior and majestic old-growth forests. Hike, snowshoe and cross-country ski miles of scenic trails.