In the past 15 years winter birding has become especially popular in Sault Ste. Marie and the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Bird species that had previously never come this far south have started to do so.
The Whitefish Point Bird Observatory offers "Winter Birding the Sault" field trips. Winter in the Upper Peninsula is truly a unique experience and birding varies greatly from year to year. Some of the regularly occurring winter birds include bald...
Located in a convenient heavily wooded area in the western section of Sault Ste. Marie. Three separate loops of well groomed trails total eight miles. The first loop lighted for night skiing. For more information 1-800-MI-SAULTParadise Pathway
Half mile west of Paradise on M 123. Two trails, north trail is three miles and south trail is 1.5 miles. DNR trail is locally groomed. State park 906-492-3415. DNR District...
TourMichigan has 199 waterfalls and all but one is located in the Upper Peninsula. Listed below are all of the waterfalls located within two to two and one-half hours of Sault Ste. Marie.Tahquamenon Falls State Park (Upper Falls and Lower Falls)
Closest Town: Paradise
Entry Fee: $6.00 per car
Operation: Daylight hours
Tahquamenon Falls is one of the top natural attractions in the Upper Peninsula.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park receives more than...
Sault Ste. Marie and the entire Eastern Upper Peninsula has become a Mecca for snowmobile enthusiasts. The Upper Peninsula was voted best overall snowmobiling area, most scenic snowmobiling area, best trail riding, best powder riding and most challenging riding area in 2002 by the Snow Goer magazine at its Annual Snow Time awards.
The local Snowmobile Association grooms more than 60 miles of snowmobile trails within Chippewa County alone. The...
Autumn can be a spectacularly beautiful time in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. To help our guests get the most out of visiting us while the fall foliage is at its most vibrant we have mapped out some great "day trips".Sugar Island
On Sugar Island, a view of the surround hills wrapped in color is best viewed from the Ferry Road Hill(l 1/2 Mile Road) just past Hilltop Bar. For a tour of island color try Homestead and the "Emergency Road" south for a...