Northern Lights over the Eagle Harbor lighthouse
Explore UP North

Western Upper Peninsula

Adventure Awaits.

Find four seasons of unparalleled beauty and recreation opportunities in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula.

Explore more than 150 waterfalls in the region, including Manabezho Falls, Agate Falls and Bond Falls and discover the Lake of the Clouds in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park (one of the largest wilderness areas in the Midwest).

The rugged beauty of Lake Superior offers the perfect backdrop for bikers, hikers, kayakers, skiers and snowmobilers. Whether you are looking for the ultimate adrenaline rush or a scenic escape, the western U.P. offers one of North America’s great outdoor playgrounds.

Quincy Mine in the Western Upper Peninsula.
Take Michigan's true mountain drive on U.S. 41 along the Lake Superior shoreline, under tree tunnels and to overlooks that'll have you at soaring level with the eagles on a trip through the state's rich copper heritage and prettiest scenery.
Log cabin at Mount Bohemia
Mount Bohemia, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the highest vertical, most snow and the most expert terrain in the Midwest. Read on for a few reasons to spend the winter at Mount Bohemia.
Female moose standing in water on Isle Royale
Isle Royale is one of the least visited national parks in the country, but not for lack of beauty. The small island in the middle of Lake Superior is filled with diverse wildlife and outdoor adventure. 
Region:
{{selectedRegion}}x
City:
{{selectedCity}}x
You have selected:
{{filter.name.split('(')[0]}}x
Showing results {{range.limit * range.page + 1}} - {{range.limit * range.page + geojson.data.features.length}} of {{total}}

{{pageTitle.split('(')[0]}}

No results in this area. Try moving the map or selecting a different category filter to find more results.
{{item.properties.renderedContent}}
← Back to Map
Show List
Share your western upper peninsula photos
Use #PureMichigan on Instagram or Twitter to share your photos.