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.
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.