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