Manistique

Manistique

The harbor town of Manistique is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline in the beautiful Upper Peninsula and surrounded by state and national forest land for great recreational opportunities. Once a thriving lumber town, Manistique is now a central destination for enjoying attractions and recreational activities year round. History buffs can tour Seul Choix Point Lighthouse and Historic Fayette town site. Visit Palms Book State Park, "Big Springs". Two hundred feet across, the forty foot deep Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan's largest spring. Over 10,000 gallons a minute gush from fissures in the underlying limestone. We are your Four Seasons Destination. Manistique offers unparalleled opportunities to enjoy unspoiled beauty, unique history and the Great Lakes of Huron, Michigan and Superior.
Kitch-iti-kipi. The Big Spring
Forty feet deep and over 10,000 gallons of clear water gush per minute from the fissures in the underlying limestone makes Kitch-iti-kipi the largest natural spring in Michigan.
Manistique Breakwater Light
The Manistique Boardwalk offers its users a fishing pier, access to the east breakwater light, picnic grounds, and abundant nature and wildlife to enjoy.
Historic Watertower
The 137-foot-high Romanesque brick water tower dates from 1922 and now houses the Manistique Historical Society's book and gift shop.
Manistique Fishing Derby
Held on the last weekend in July, Manistique attracts anglers from all over the Great Lakes to take part in the annual Trout & Salmon Derby.
Manistique Boardwalk
Stroll along just over two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline on the Manistique Boardwalk, featuring three bridges, several benches, a fishing pier and a great view of Manistiques's Breakwater Light.
Fayette Historic Townsite
Once one of the Upper Peninsula's most productive iron-smelting operations, is now a completely restored village including 22 historic buildings, museum exhibits and a visitor center.
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Established in 1935 for the protection and production of migratory birds and other wildlife. Today the Refuge is comprised of a rich mosaic of marshes, swamps, bogs, grasslands and forests.
Bishop Baraga Shrine
The Bishop Baraga Shrine includes a chapel, Indian dwellings, buildings open to the public and Indian burial grounds.