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Newberry, Michigan Attractions

Welcome to our Newberry, Michigan attractions, where we invite you to experience "Your Tahquamenon Gateway".  Located in the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we are just an hour from the Mackinac Bridge.

"A real exploration of outdoor opportunities begins in Newberry, Michigan, Your Tahquamenon Gateway!"
Upper Tahquamenon Falls

Upper Tahquamenon Falls

The majestic Upper Tahquamenon Falls is the featured attraction in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  The Upper Tahquamenon Falls is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi, with Niagara being the largest.  This unique Michigan State Park is open year-round and has the Tahquamenon Brewery and Pub situated just as you enter the park.

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Lower Tahquamenon Falls

Lower Tahquamenon Falls

The Lower Tahquamenon Falls are "Nature's Waterpark" with many small falls throughout the area.  It is located four miles downstream from the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.   Many small waterfalls cascade around an island. There are boat rentals available at the Lower Tahquamenon Falls along with a seasonal concession stand.

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Oswalds Bear Ranch, UP Bear Ranch

Oswalds Bear Ranch

This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States. Oswald's Bear Ranch has 4 habitats that allow visitors to explore the perimeters and view these great live roaming bears. Platforms allow visitors to have a barrier free view of the bears. This is a great place to bring the entire family.

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Tahquamenon Falls Boat Tours and the Toonerville Trolley

Tahquamenon Falls Boat Tours and the Toonerville Trolley

The TOONERVILLE TROLLEY, an authentic narrow gauge railroad, takes you 5 1/2 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 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. 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.

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Newberry Country Club

Newberry Country Club

The Newberry Country Club is situated on 200 pristine acres in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Our Northern Michigan Golf Course has been redesigned with new bunkers, lengthened holes and new tee boxes, thus adding length to the entire course. A golf course of unique variety for all levels of golfers situated in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, located 45 minutes north of the Mackinaw Bridge.

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GarLyn Zoological Park

The GarLyn Zoo is home to hundreds of native North American animals including, alligator, black bear, wolves, bobcat, whitetail deer, cougar, river otter, porcupine, bison, also exotic animals from around the world, wallaby, patagonian cavy, ring-tailed lemur, camel, reindeer, sika deer, sulcata tortoise to name a few. Started in 1994 on US-2 in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Just 6 miles east of Naubinway, only 40 minutes west of the Mackinac Bridge. The zoo offers a child friendly atmosphere and people friendly animals. You will enjoy the natural wooded appeal of mature pine trees and cedar mulched trails. You will see, learn about and enjoy animals from all over the world.

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Luce County Historical Museum

Constructed in 1894, the Luce County Historical Museum is located at 411 West Harrie Street in Newberry, Michigan. This State and National Historic site is a must see for all ages. The Luce County historical Museum is constructed of Jacobsville Sanstone and was designed by architects Lovejoy and Demare. Here you will find a great collection of Luce County History, the old jail and sherriff's residence, maps, pictures, along with other vauable artifacts. Admission is free, donations are appreciated.

OPEN June 26, 2019,  thru August 30, 2019
Wed, Thurs, Friday 1:00 pm to 4 pm
If you would like to tour outside of these hours please call 989-306-1860

Crisp Point Lighthouse

Crisp Point Lighthouse

Crisp Point was built in 1875 and became operational in 1876 as Life Saving Station Number Ten, of the U.S. Life-Saving Service District 10.  It is one of five Lake Superior U.S. Life-Saving Service Stations along the coast between Munising and Whitefish Point. It is located about 14 miles west of Whitefish Point . Crisp Point inherited its name from one of the Life Saving Station keepers, an iron-willed boatman named Christopher Crisp.

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Whitefish Point

Whitefish Point

Whitefish Point Light is the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior. The Whitefish Point Light Station was established by Congress in 1849; a life-saving beacon has illuminated these dangerous waters for mariners continuously. The present light tower was constructed in 1861 during Abraham Lincoln's administration. At least 200 shipwrecks are in the vicinity of Whitefish Point. Whitefish Point marks the eastern end of a notorious eighty mile stretch of shoreline from here west to Munising, Michigan, known ominously as Lake Superior's Shipwreck Coast. The wreck of the Fitzgerald lies just 15 miles northwest of Whitefish Point.  The 1975 loss of the steamer Edmund Fitzgerald with her entire crew of 29 has become a world-wide legend.

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Tahquamenon River Logging Museum

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum and Nature Study, located just 1 1/2 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 Cook shack made over a wood stove with homemade

care and goodness. Stroll along the boardwalk and nature trail and see part of the Tahquamenon Forest.

The Tahquamenon River is nestled along this beautiful trail, where blue herons, ducks, birds and other wildlife abound.



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North Country Trail

North Country Scenic Trail

The North Country Trail is a National Scenic Trail that runs from New York to North Dakota. In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,

the trail changes from a pathway through rural landscapes of rolling farmlands to a wilderness track. The U.P.’s prime scenery

includes large lakes, old growth forests, rugged hills and the Lake Superior shoreline, all set amid some of the most remote,

uninhabited country found on the North Country Trail. The Trail runs through the Hiawatha National Forest and the Lake

Superior State Forest, crossing the Little Two Hearted River three times before reaching the banks of the world’s largest

freshwater lake,  Lake Superior. You can easily find the trail at either Muskallonge Lake State Park or

Tahquamenon Falls State Park.




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Headquarters Lake

Headquarters Lake is a rustic campground with vault toilets and water from a hand pump. There are 6 designated sites that will accommodate equestrian use available on a first come - first serve basis. For those wishing to park and ride for the day, there is also an equestrian day use staging area at this location.

Nature's Kennel

Nature's Kennel offers guided sled dog trips that give you the opportunity to drive your OWN dog team on a 10 mile loop, 20 mile loop, overnight or to ride along with a friend. These trips are all family friendly and great for all ages. Each trip also includes a kennel tour, brief instruction and a guided sled dog adventure.

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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!

Two Hearted River

Two Hearted River was made legendary by the author Earnest Hemmingway! It's a beautiful river that has been designated as one of Michigan's Wild Rivers.


Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan's largest natural freshwater spring. The name means big cold water and is sometimes referred to as The Big Spring. It is northwest of Manistique about six miles (9.7 km) west on US Highway 2 and 12 miles (19 km) north on M-149.

Cut River Bridge

The Cut River Bridge spans the Cut River between Epoufette and Brevort There is a long wooden staircase to the valley below that was constructed some time after the construction of the bridge itself. The bridge was built in 1947 and carries traffic on US 2 above and spans the Cut River Valley, 147 feet below.

Top of the Lake Antique Snowmobile Museum

Welcome to the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum! We are a non-profit, 501c3, antique, vintage and classic snowmobile museum in Naubinway, Michigan.  We are located on the north side of US 2 in downtown Naubinway. Our museum, fundraisers and events provide one-of-a-kind experience for people of all ages, with 185+ displays to enjoy. We invite you to visit our museum, join us for our events and explore our wonderful town of Naubinway, Michigan in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

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Open All Year - 9am to 5pm Daily.
Admission: Adult - $5    Kids 16 & under - Free
Located on the north side of US 2, downtown Naubinway
W11660 US 2, Naubinway, MI 49762

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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.

Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the western hemisphere. The total length of the Mackinac Bridge is 26,372 feet. The length of the suspension bridge (including anchorages) is 8,614 feet. The length from cable bent pier to cable bent pier is 7,400 feet. Length of main span (between towers) is 3,800 feet.

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Sault 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.