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.
An outdoor winter wonderland, this area is known for its skiing, dog-sledding and snowmobiling adventures. Keweenaw has plenty of attractions for the whole family. From parks and museums to lighthouses and waterfalls, there's something for everyone to discover.
Michigan's Copper Country
Portage Lift Bridge
The Portage Lake Lift Bridge built in 1959, is the heaviest, widest lift bridge still functioning today. It connects Houghton and Hancock and is the only way for a vehicle to cross the Portage Lake. Bridge-fest 2018.


 
Breathtaking Views
One of many waterfalls in Michigans Keweenaw peninsula. Visitors from all over the country come to the Keweenaw to see the waterfalls.
Summer in the Keweenaw
Grab your paddle and explore "The Keweenaw!"
Bare Bluff Hiking Trail
You'll find hiking trails along the Lake Superior shoreline and ones that lead up to the high scenic overlooks showcasing Keweenaw.
Great Sand Bay
Known as Sand Dune Drive, M-26 overlooks the Great Sand Bay, a huge sand beach on the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Downtown Calumet
Downtown historical Calumet is home to a wonderful mix of fine art galleries, candy shops, the Calumet Theatre and more.
Quincy Mine Tours
Our Full Tour will have you ride on our cog-rail tram car down the hill to the mine entrance and then ride by tractor-pulled wagon into the mine, seven levels underground.
Copper Harbor Lighthouse
Located at the east point of the Harbor entrance, this lighthouse is now a part of the Ft. Wilkins State Park Complex.