|Michigan's Upper Peninsula
|120 - 180 inches
- Rugged coastlines
- Old mines
- Indian cemeteries
- Lumber camps
- Ghost Towns
- Mount Curwood, the highest point in the Upper Peninsula
- Tourist and sportsmen activities and accommodations catering to visitors in all seasons
- The North Country National Scenic Trail is a premier footpath that stretches more than 4,000 miles to link communities and wilderness areas across seven northern states. Already, more than 1,700 miles have been certified off-road. Additional miles follow shared footpaths, and some road walks yet remain. When completed it will be the longest off-road hiking trail in the United States.
- Silver Mountain / Climb the stairs to enjoy a panoramic view of the Sturgeon River Valley and Prickett Lake. Go west on M-38 about 8-10 miles, turn left on Prickett Dam Road and then follow the signs to Silver Mountain. Approx. 20-25 minute walk.
- Little Mountain / Hike to the top for panoramic view of Keweenaw Bay and the Huron Mountains. Go 2 miles south of L'Anse and turn right on Golf Course and proceed another 2 miles and park where at the sign and white rocks. Approx. 20-25 minute walk
- Slate Quarry / Walk through the remains of the quarry area that dates back to the 1800's.
- Big Erick's Bridge and Falls / Named after a prominent Skanee logger on the 1920's. This area offers rustic camping overlooking the Lower Fall on the Huron River.
- Mouth of the Huron / Drive through the pines to where the big Huron River meets Lake Superior. This remote local is noted for its broad sandy beach and park like setting. In L'Anse take Main street to Skanee Road, turn left onto Townline road. At 4 way stop go straight, take next dirt road on right which should be Pt. Abbay road. Follow it to the point.
- Craig Lake State Park - Hiking Craig Lake State Park is the most remote state park in the system. It spans more than 6,900 acres in Baraga County. Craig Lake is a wilderness area and access into the park is somewhat of an adventure. Vehicles with high ground clearance are recommended due to the rocky conditions of the road. The park contains six full lakes and numerous small ponds along with a variety of wildlife such as deer, black bear, beaver, loons and a portion of the Upper Peninsula moose herd. Craig Lake is 374 acres and features six islands and high granite bluffs along its northern shoreline.
Cross-country skiing and Snowshoeing
Baraga offers the Pinery Lakes cross county ski trail. Set in a thick forest of red pines, the trail features three marked trail loops which can be combined for a total of five miles of groomed trails. The Varying terrain provides excellent skiing for all ability levels from novice to expert. Contact 906-524-7444 for a trail map and directions.
- Mouth of the Huron / Drive through the pines to where the big Huron River meets Lake Superior. This remote local is noted for its broad sandy beach and park like setting.
- First Sand / Located in Pequaming, excellent swimming
- Second Sands / Located in Pequaming, excellent swimming, sand beach
- Head of the Bay / Located half way between L'Anse and Baraga on US 41
Cities you can visit in Baraga County, Michigan
Arvon Township, Baraga, Covington Township, Keweenaw Bay, Lanse, L'Anse Township, Skanee, Spurr Township, Watton