Porcupine Mountains

Porcupine Mountains

Explore hundreds of spectacular waterfalls in the Porcupine Mountains. Go beachcombing for colorful stones along 21 miles of pristine beaches on Lake Superior. Hike scenic trails winding through the hemlock, maple, basswood and birch trees. Fish for trout and salmon on Lake Superior. Tour lighthouses and historic copper mines. Whatever your pleasure, the Porcupine Mountains offer experiences you'll find nowhere else except in Pure Michigan.

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Fishing
Ontonagon is an outdoorsman's paradise. Fishermen will find abundant lake trout, steelhead, brown trout, whitefish, coho and chiinook salmon.
Big Carp River Valley
One of the many views of Big Carp River Valley in the Porcupine Mountains State Park, 
Canoe Lake Superior
From the dazzling, clear waters of Lake Superior to the backwoods serenity of the Ontonagon River, the waterways of the Porcupine Mountains offer pristine and peaceful adventures.
Ontonagon Lighthouse
Tours of the lighthouse are offered three times per day from mid-May through mid-October. There are also "haunted lighthouse tours" on Halloween.
Presque Isle Kettles
The swirling river currents carve the interesting bowl shapes you see, known as the potholes or Kettles.
Lake Superior Sunset
The Porkies make a perfect setting to watch a sunset, facing to the west where you can watch the sun fall below the horizon. 
Trails
Find 60,000 acres to explore at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, including nearly 90 miles of recreational trails. You'll discover abundant natural beauty from spectacular views to scenic waterfalls.