Our Featured Upper Peninsula Attraction
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Within the state park you will find the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls and many activities such as birding, fishing, hiking, sight-seeing, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and more. The areas wildlife abound and by chance you may see black bear, whitetail deer, moose, and other wildlife. Also visit the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery and Pub for gourmet dining and a fine selection of Micro Brewed Beers. They are situated within the park and are proud members of the Chamber.
For schedules and information about interpretive programs at Tahquamenon Falls State Park click here.
For a map of Tahquamenon Falls State Park, including hiking and cross country ski trails click here.
Click Here for the Newberry Area Fall Color Report
Visit our Tahquamenon Falls page to learn more about the history and this incredible Upper Peninsula Waterfall!
Visit site »Oswald's Bear Ranch
This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States! We are found only in the Wild Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Just 20 minutes south of Tahquamenon Falls, or from Newberry go 4 miles north on M-123 towards Tahquamenon Falls. Turn left at 4 Mile Corner (Deer Park Rd., Muskallonge Lake, H-37 H-407). Then it's 4 1/2 more miles. Open the Friday of Memorial Day weekend through September 30.
|Visit site »Tahquamenon Logging Museum |
The Tahquamenon Logging Museum and Nature Study, located just 1.5 miles north of Newberry Michigan, invites you to come to their museum and park to explore the original buildings and memorabilia from lumberjack days of the past. Come and see the original C.C.C. buildings full of old photos, models and original logging equipment. Eat a real lumberjack's breakfast in the Authentic Cookshack made over a wood stove with home made care and goodness. Music Festivals held annually the 4th weekends of July and August. The Tahquamenon River is nestled along this beautiful trail, where blue herons, ducks, birds and other wildlife abound. Open 7 days a week from Memorial Day through October 6.
Visit site »Luce County Historical Museum
Explore the rich history of Luce County. Learn about the early days of C.C. Camps & Loggers, our Native American culture, the U.P.’s state psychiatric hospital, and much more! The museum is inside the Old Jail and Sheriff's Residence, a Queen Anne style building on the National Register of Historic Sites. The museum is located at 411 West Harrie Street in Newberry and is open from the end of June to the 1st week of September on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Open Saturdays September 8, 15, 22, 29 2012 from 1-4pm. Or Call for an appointment at: 906 293-3786
|Visit site »Nature's Kennel |
What a unique opportunity - Sled Dog Tours and Rides! Enter the world of Sled Dogs - feel the adventure and teamwork that will excite young and old! Experience Fall Color Tours by Dog Team, Participate in the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, or a 2 hour or overnight Sled Dog Adventure. Many possibilites to choose from. Click the Nature's Kennel title above to learn more! Or call Nature's Kennel at 906-748-0513.
|Visit site »Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours & The Famous Toonerville Trolley |
The TOONERVILLE TROLLEY, an authentic narrow gauge railroad, takes you 5.5 miles through thick forest, the habitat of bear, deer, moose, gray wolf, and many types of birds. At the end of the train line is your first view of the beautiful Tahquamenon River, where the riverboat is boarded for a 21 mile cruise down the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. A must do for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. Tour #1 is a 6 1/2 hour round trip train and riverboat tour to our private access at the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. The only tour to Tahquamenon Falls. Tour #2 is a 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride. Family owned and Operated for over 83 years. 1-888-77-TRAIN
|Visit site »Whitefish Point Lighthouse and the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum |
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, Michigan, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior.
Open May 1 to October 31.
|Visit site »Seney National Wildlife Refuge |
The Seney National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 95,212 acres of wilderness, swamps, islands, and lakes. Animals abound and thrive within the safe haven of this refuge. Beautiful Trumpeter Swans, osprey, deer, loons, moose, deer, turtles, geese, fish, eagles, and more will welcome your visit! Open Year Round.
Click here for upcoming events at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.
Click Here For a map of Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Trails
Visit site »Muskallonge Lake State Park
Muskallonge Lake State Park is situated between the shores of Lake Superior and Muskallonge Lake and the area is well known for its forests, lakes and streams. The Park has camping, fishing, hiking trails and 2 miles of Lake Superior Shoreline. Muskallonge Lake State Park was the former site of a lumbering town and an Indian encampment and is located 28 miles northwest of Newberry. Every September they host "Rock On! With Lake Superior Agates" a two day event centered around Lake Superior Agates including presenters, vendors and musical entertainment.
Visit site » Erickson Center for the Arts
The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis offers concerts, arts classes, recreational opportunities and various cultural events in their beautiful hall and also at their outdoor band shelter and park, all overlooking Manistique Lake. Some of their popular annual events include Art on the Lake: Art and Music Festival in September and the weekly Concert in the Park during the summer.
Click here for the Erickson Center events schedule.
Visit site » Canada Lakes Pathway
Canada Lakes Pathway has 14 miles of trail for hiking, biking and
cross country skiing. In the winter the trails are regularly groomed and
the scenery is always beautiful. Open year round, Canada Lakes Pathway is located off M28, SE of Newberry on County Road 403.
Click here for a detailed trail map.
More Great Newberry Michigan Area Attractions!
Visit site » Garlyn Zoological Park
Located on US2 East of Naubinway, come on out and walk in the pines and see the variety of animals which include both native (black bear, wolf, bobcat, whitetail deer, cougar, otter, raccoon, skunk) and exotic animals from around the world (camel, wallaby, patagonian cavy, reindeer) and many more.
Visit site »Crisp Point Lighthouse
The Crisp Point Lighthouse of Paradise Michigan is one of five Lake Superior U.S. Life-Saving Service Stations along the coast between Munising and Whitefish Point. It is located about fourteen miles west of Whitefish Point. Click here to see a video of the Crisp Point Lighthouse.
Visit site »North Country Trail
The North Country Trail is a National Scenic trail that will stretch 4600 miles when complete— across seven states, from New York to North Dakota. In the Eastern Upper Peninsula, The North Country Trail goes through Mackinac and Luce Counties and starting from St. Ignace passes through the Hiawatha National Forest, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Muskallonge Lake State park and Lake Superior State Forest. Click here for trail maps in our area .
Visit site »Two Hearted River
Click above for map of the Two Hearted River - Legendary river from the author Earnest Hemmingway! It's a beautiful river that has been designated as one of Michigan's Wild Rivers. Click here to see a video of the Mouth of the Two Hearted River.
Visit site »AuSable Point Lighthouse
The beautiful AusSable Point Lighthouse is located in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Visit site »Big Springs "Kitch-iti-kipi"
North on M-149, 11 miles from US-2. Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest spring. Visit this page for more information.
Visit site »Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of the Lake Superior shoreline beckon visitors to explore this 73,000 acre park. Located in the center of the Upper Peninsula, visit this site for more details.
Visit site »Fayette Historic State Park
Fayette offers unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests.
Visit site »Soo Locks
The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth. Enjoy riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St. Mary’s River.
Visit site »Mackinac Island
Horses, History & Hospitality - Mackinac Island is nestled in the straits of Mackinac where the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan meet. American, Great Lakes and Michigan history is rich on the Island, from military to commerce to the who's who of days gone by, everyone will enjoy the opportunity to enrich themselves while visiting Mackinac Island.
Visit site »Mackinac Bridge
The five-mile bridge, including approaches, and the world's longest suspension bridge between cable anchorages, was designed by the great engineer Dr. David B. Steinman.
Visit site »The Fox River
Click here for map of the Fox River - This great river system is located in Alger, Schoolcraft and Luce counties. The basin is aprox 26 miles long.