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Ontonagon County on the south shore of Lake Superior includes the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park created in 1945. It has 60,000 acres of virgin forest; Lake of the Clouds, one of the most scenic spots in all of Michigan; and Summit Peak Observation Tower, one of the highest points in Michigan. It offers an expansive view of thousands of acres of virgin forest and on a clear day, over Lake Superior's vast expanse, one can see the far off Apostle Islands to the west. There are miles of sandy beaches at Union Bay for swimming and agate hunting. For history buffs, there are self-guided trails to old mining sites on the Union Mine Scenic Trail, and the Nonesuch Mine location. Visitors can enter the adit of the old Carp Lake Mine and hardy hikers can make the trip to the historic Carp Lake Stamp mill site. Ontonagon is part of the "Wilds of Michigan".

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Ontonagon Weather

Now
M/CLOUDY
39°F
M/CLOUDY, humidity 77%, barometer 29.68,
wind 11 mph WSW
Saturday
Mostly cloudy
39°F | 35°F
Mostly cloudy
Sunday
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
44°F | 31°F
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
Monday
Windy and colder with snow
34°F | 12°F
Windy and colder with snow
Tuesday
A.M. snow showers; partly sunny, chilly
22°F | 15°F
A.M. snow showers; partly sunny, chilly
Wednesday
Chilly with a little snow at times
26°F | 10°F
Chilly with a little snow at times

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