Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau

405 Lake Street
P.O. Box 706
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4850
(800) 522-5657 - toll free
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Adventure Awaits

Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula

The Western U.P. offers unparalled beauty and outdoor recreation. Enjoy the relaxing beauty and pristine waterfalls and national forests of our area. Hike in the Porcupine Mountains or along the North Country trail. Kayak Lake Superior and the Sylvania Wilderness. Cast a line in Lake Gogebic or take an adventure ride to the top of Copper Peak. Explore miles of scenic mountain bike trails through the Ottawa National Forest.

In the winter, glide down over 125 trails at our four areas ski resorts. Ride thousands of miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Adventure out into our wilderness on cross-country skis or snowshoes. The Western U.P. averages 17 feet of snowfall each season, living up to it's "Big Snow Country" reputation. Come and Explore Michigan's Trailhead. Adventure Awaits.

Western UP - Fishing

The Fish are Biting!

Fishing in the Western U.P.is good clean fun! Our endless variety of lakes and rivers will provide you with whatever type of fishing you want. From ''Big lake" charter boat fishing, to the fishing with a float tube on a small secluded lake, and every thing in between. Michigan Fishing Guide

Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
In 13,380 acres of prime fishing water, Lake Gogebic offers walleye, small mouth bass, northern pike, jumbo perch and some whitefish. With shores that range from sandy to rocky to clay banks, you’ll always be challenged. Learn to read the lake and how to use the right fishing method in the right place for the big reward. Throughout the season, the Lake Gogebic Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a tagged fish contest with thousands of dollars in prizes.

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ORV's & ATV's in the Ottawa National Forest

Welcome to the beauty of the Ottawa National Forest's land and bountiful waterfalls that dot the approximate one million acres in the western end of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This area is known for its hearty and friendly people as well as its hardwood forest, fishing, deer, grouse and bear hunting, spectacular fall colors, canoeing and plentiful winter snows.

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Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau
Snowmobiling Big Snow County Style!

Thousands of miles of trails. Over 200 inches of annual snowfall.

RATED #1 SNOWMOBILE DESTINATION BY READERS OF AMERICAN SNOWMOBILER!
Each Western U.P. snowmobiling adventure is unique and exciting, as there are over 2000 miles groomed trails, unplowed logging roads, secluded National Forest trails throughout our area. Explore a Western U.P. winter and share the experience of a Western U.P. snowmobiling vacation with your family and friends. It’s what snowmobiling is all about. Because when natural beauty, brilliant exhilaration and good times come together, the sensation is Pure Michigan. Big Snow Country is a Snowmobiler's Paradise. This heavy snowfall gives you, the rider, the very best conditions and trails.

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Hunting in the Western U.P.

The Western U.P. is a hunters paradise. White tail deer, Black Bear and Grouse hunting are all popular in the forests of our area. Other small game fowl and fur bearing hunting is also excellent in the Western U.P.

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Each of the 4 seasons offers something for everyone in Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula!

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