Keweenaw Peninsula

Keweenaw Peninsula

Welcome to Michigan's Copper Country. On Michigan's Superior Coast, the Keweenaw Peninsula, is your personal lookout to Pure Michigan. Located along the pristine shores of Lake Superior, it's rugged beauty and breathtaking vistas create a uniquely serene biosphere.  A popular destination in the Upper Peninsula, Keweenaw offers exciting outdoor summer activities like hiking, birding, golfing and fishing. An outdoor winter wonderland, this area is known for its skiing, snowboarding, dog-sledding and snowmobiling adventures. Keweenaw has plenty of attractions for the whole family to enjoy, from parks and museums to lighthouses and waterfalls, there's something for everyone to discover.

Winter in Keweenaw

The Keweenaw can be your winter getaway with miles of groomed snowmobile trails, cross country ski trails and 2 downhill ski resorts.

Miles and Miles of Fun

The Keweenaw's 233 miles of snowmobile trails take the rider through some of the most scenic areas of the Upper Peninsula with a variety of scenery and terrain.

Breathtaking Views

Experience a quiet, breathtaking view or feel the adrenalilne rush on a wicked trail.

The Snow Capital

The Keweenaw is the snow capital of the Midwest with an average 273" of snow that blankets two downhill ski areas and over 200 miles of snowmobile trails.

Voodoo Mountain

With 95 runs (75% gladed, most rated black diamond or higher), Mt. Bohemia is one of the most challenging places to ski in the US.

Mont Ripley

Mont Ripley, fast becoming one of the premier ski hills in the midwest, is also one of the oldest. A 440-foot vertical drop and over 95 acres of skiing on very challenging terrain make Mont Ripley a fun place to be.

Keweenaw Crossing

One of the world's heaviest and widest double-deck vertical-lift spans, the Portage Lake Lift Bridge connects Houghton and Hancock in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

New Year's Eve

Whether inside or out, New Year's Eve is celebrated in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

Sled Dog Tours

Whether you choose to be a  passenger, or learn to hook up your own dog team, come experience the excitement of mushing on beautiful snowy trails in the heart of the UP, near the shores of Lake Superior!

Ft. Wilkins State Park

Built in 1844 on the rugged shore of Lake Superior, Fort Wilkins is a well-preserved example of mid-19th century army life on the northern frontier.