Trudging through the snow can be quite difficult in the Upper Peninsula, that is if you’re only on foot and not taking advantage of some other ways to travel in the the winter time. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing can be a helpful and entertaining way to stay on top of the snow. Often seen as a sport or form of exercise, snowshoes and skis were once a form of winter transportation before the luxury of snowmobiles and four wheel
The crisp air of winter has arrived! Are you enjoying the season to its fullest? There is always something to do in Iron County, come stay and play for a while. This weekend we have plenty of Christmas Events going on to choose from:
Friday December 12:
CMSC Race at Ski Brule
Musical Peter Pan
Saturday December 13:
Porter School Christmas Party
Crystal Falls Hometown Christmas
Musical Peter Pan
Sunday December 14:
2nd Annual Christmas Extravaganza
Musical Peter Pan
Second Sunday Folk Dance
You can check out the details under our events
Snowmobiling season is here! Trails in Iron County officially opened on Monday, December 1st. Current trail conditions can be found on the Snow Tracks website and is updated periodically throughout the winter.Iron County is home to more than 260 miles of groomed and marked snowmobiling trails between areas such as Amasa, Crystal Falls, Iron River, Sidnaw and Keaton and can be connected to other trails through northern Wisconsin. These communities are host to snowmobile races, derbies, and festivals all winter
IRON RIVER—It’s a white Christmas this year for the ninth annual Christmas in Lights celebration on Dec. 6 in Iron River.
There are many events planned to ring in the Christmas season, including a craft fair, bake sale, chili feed, shopping specials, a visit with Santa, fireworks and the Christmas parade.
The city of Iron River will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with an open house at the Iron River City Hall from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a short program
Snowmobiling officially starts December 1st! Who else is excited to hit the trails and enjoy the mounds of snow that has been giving to Iron County? With over 300 miles of trials, come stay and play for a while. Check out our lodging options in Iron County and take a weekend to explore the area. Need a trail map? We got you covered, CLICK HERE for trails in and around Iron County. Don’t forget to check out rules and regulations
Do you and your family want delicious Thanksgiving Dinner without the fuss of dirty dishes? Make plans to do Thanksgiving in Iron County and let us do the cooking for you! There will be a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Crystal Falls Guardian Angels Church Hall from 11 am to 1 pm. Or you can come on out to Ski Brule for their Thanksgiving Dinner from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Dinner includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, yams, salad,
Thanksgiving is this week and is celebrated by many families in Iron County and all across the country. While the dishes served at the dinner tables may vary from house to house, many of the traditional items on the menu have stuck through the years and are still served today. While many of these items are purchased at your local grocery store, they also may have originated from a local farm in the Midwest region. According to the United States Department of
Rifle hunting season began November 15, 2014 and we’ve seen some good racks so far this year! Rifle hunting season continues until November 30, CLICK HERE for additional hunting seasons on the DNR website. Don’t forget to dress warm and keep safe while hunting. Still great hunting available, check out lodging for Iron County so you can sneak in some time in a deer stand for yourself.
Don’t forget to check out our events tab to see upcoming events in Iron County while planning your
Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting Forecasts Successful Hunting
JANET ROHDE, PHOTO BY KEVIN ZINI
Deer hunters will take to the woods on Nov. 15 for the opening of firearm deer season in Michigan in pursuit of big bucks like this Iron County trophy whitetail. (Kevin Zini photo)
LANSING—The leading reason many individuals participate in deer hunting is simply the opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, but actually harvesting a deer is still very
With the upcoming snow fall expected for Iron County, here is a great reason to look forward to the 12 inches of snow coming our way! Lots of ways to have fun in the snow, here are some details about snowmobiling in Iron County.
Iron County boasts more than 260 miles of extensively groomed and well-marked snowmobile trails, drawing riders from throughout the region and beyond to enjoy scenic journeys that are a trademark of trails here.