Porcupine Mountains Escarpment Trail

The Porcupine Mountains Escarpment Trail starts at a parking area off the 107th Engineers Memorial Highway and ends at the overlook for Lake of the Clouds.  This is one of the most scenic hikes in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.  If you start from the overlook and hike to the parking area, you will be traveling mostly downhill.  You …

Porcupine Mountains Trail Marathon

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Porcupine Mountains Trail Marathon The Porcupine Mountains are one of the largest tracts of wilderness east of the Mississippi River. The Porcupine Mts overlook Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake on Earth. The coastline is remote and rugged. The Porcupine Mountains Trail Marathon course includes some of the most remarkable single track in the midwest and takes runners past …

Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

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Porcupine Mountains Music Festival The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival is held every year the week before Labor Day weekend.  It is 3 days of great music with great people in a great place. The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival will be held at the Winter Sports Complex located within Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Temporary, canopy covered, stages will be set up …

Adventure Mining Company

Adventure Mining Company A tour through the Adventure Copper Mine is a definite highlight when you come up to the UP.  The Adventure Mining Company provides a variety of tours that let you experience the history of Upper Michigan firsthand. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mine in Greenland, MI is …

Miners Revenge Mountain Bike Race

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The Miners Revenge takes you deep into the mountain and through the pits of ancient miners who spent their lives chasing the red metal. Some say the men who died still live in the mine protecting their claim, we can’t say that’s true but we can say that anything can happen when you are 300 feet below the surface and …

O Kun de Kun Falls

O Kun de Kun Falls Located north of Bruce Crossing, O Kun de Kun Falls is a gorgeous plunge waterfall.  Only a handful of waterfalls around Lake Superior are plunge falls. You can go behind the falls, but you need to be careful and watch your footing.  O Kun de Kun Falls is also one of the largest waterfalls in Ontonagon …

Lake of the Clouds

Lake of the Clouds Description: Lake of the Clouds is one of the premier hiking spots in not only the Porcupine Mountains State Park, but in all of Michigan. Walk only a short distance over a beautiful trail that winds through the woods or take the ADA access trail to the escarpment and view the majesty of the Lake of the Clouds …

Porcupine Mountains State Park

Porcupine Mountains State Park Porcupine Mountains State Park is located 15 miles west of Ontonagon in Upper Michigan. This is the largest State Park in all of Michigan and its 60,000 acres make it one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the Midwest. Towering virgin timber, secluded lakes, and miles of wild rivers and streams make a visit to the …