Copper Country Trail

Copper Country Trail

Address:c/o Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau
Calumet, MI 49913

Phone:906-337-4579
Web: www.keweenaw.info Description:Byway tells the story of copper on the Keweenaw Peninsula, featuring museums, former mining communities, and a national historic park along the way. Points of interest include: Keweenaw National Historical Park (two separate units); Fort Wilkins State Park, once an active US Army base built to keep peace in Michigan's Copper Country; Brockway Mountain, featuring a nine-mile scenic drive that offers spectacular views of Lake Superior; and the Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums.
Legth: 47 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway begins at the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, the only road access to the Keweenaw Peninsula, then follows US 41 north to Copper Harbor. Time to Allow: 1 hour. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2005).

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