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.

Beautiful, historic Crystal Falls is a year-round outdoor recreations. Winter favorites include...

Snowmobile to the "Shrine of the Snowshoe Priest" while enjoying over 150 miles of groomed...

Explore the rugged coast line on Lake Superior looking for agates. Take in the scenic wintery...

Houghton is a scenic winter wonderland averaging 180 inches of snowfall annually making this...

Home to Copper Peak, a ski-flying hill, a must see to believe. Ironwood is rated as one of the...

Copper is what built the Keweenaw from remote forests to thriving communities. Explore Calumets...

Silver City sits on the shores of Lake Superior at the foothills of the Porcupine Mountains. We...

Explore the rest of Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula.
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.