Michigan Bucket List ~ Western UP Region

Today we head into a new state that contains 9 regions! Michigan is split into two distinct Peninsulas, but we are going to explore the Upper first which contains three of the nine regions.

Baraga

  • Baraga State Park: This park sits on the shores of Keweenaw Bay in Lake Superior.

Chassell

  • Keweenaw Waterway Lower Entrance Light: This lighthouse marks the entrance to the Portage River.

Crystal Falls

  • Bewabic State Park: This park sits along the shores of Fortune Lake.

Ironwood

  • Miners Memorial Heritage Park: Built on the reclaimed site of an old iron mine.

Kenton

  • Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness: Wilderness area known for Sturgeon Falls.

Marensico

  • Lake Gogebic State Park: Sits on the shores of Lake Gogebic, the largest inland lake on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Ontonagon

  • Fourteen Mile Point Lighthouse: Unique abandoned lighthouse.
  • Ontonagon Lighthouse: Tour this historical lighthouse.
  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park: Gorgeous state park with varied trails and landforms. Hike in the woods, among waterfalls, and along Lake Superior.

Paulding

  • Bond Falls Scenic Site: Popular waterfall site in the western UP.

Trout Creek

  • Agate Falls Scenic Site: Roadside waterfall park just off the state highway.

All attractions found on http://www.michigan.org.

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