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Ironwood is the Western Gateway to Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the major city in the area with a population of over 6,000 - the shopping, cultural, and recreational center serving 50,000 people within a fifty mile radius.

The area boasts the Black River National Forest Scenic Byway, including numerous waterfalls and the Copper Peak Ski Flying Complex. In the Summer and Fall, Copper Peak offers chairlift and elevator rides to the top of the world's largest ski jump.

Copper Peak
Copper Peak

The 954,000 acre Ottawa National Forest offers 27 campgrounds, access to 35 scenic waterfalls, and miles of hiking trails in the North Country National Scenic Recreation Trail.

Historic buildings are museums are numerous in downtown Ironwood. The recently renovated Historic Ironwood Theater is well worth a visit let alone a performance. With 100 shows a year you will be able to see something pleasing to your taste. The Depot, also recently restored, holds much of the history of this mining and logging community. The Memorial Building with granite floors and stone columns, houses the city government and is open for walk-in guests.


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To Contact the Western U.P. Convention & Visitor Bureau

Call: 906-932-4850

Email: bigsnow@westernup.com

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