Written by ironcountylodging on January 31, 2017
Due to the unseasonably warm weather last week the snowmobile trail report for Iron County had not been updated. I new report was released yesterday and I wanted to make sure everyone knew the conditions. Trails are in “good” condition and ready to ride! Below is the updated report! Plan your stay at www.ironcountylodging.com!
Date of Report: (1/30/2017)
Trail Conditions – Trails are in ” Fair to Good” condition – a little icy on the corners
Snow Cover: (12″ – 15″) inches of
Written by ironcountylodging on January 3, 2017
If you live in Iron County you have been here, and if you are just coming to visit Iron County you have to go here. The Ottawa National Forest consists of almost one million acres! This forest is filled with breathtaking scenery and wildlife, including Black Bear, Whitetail Deer, Eagles, Loons, Grey Wolves, Ruffled Grouse, and Wild Turkey. The Ottawa National Forest was first established in the early 1930’s, and by the mid 1930’s it reached it maximum size of
Written by ironcountylodging on December 27, 2016
The 2017 IronLine Sled Dog Race will take place on January 27-28, 2017. The Ironline Sled Dog Race is an amazing event to head out and watch. Seeing the Mushers and Dogs getting ready for the race and cheer them out on the course brings smiles to everyone around. For a full description of what the race is all about I have taken information from their website at www.theironline.com! “The IronLine Sled Dog Race is now in its fifth year
Written by ironcountylodging on December 20, 2016
The Holiday Season has arrived and families from all over are flocking to Iron County for the beautiful scenery, the genuine UP hospitality, and the multiple different adventures that are at your fingertips! 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. The wide-open trails traverse abandoned railroad beds, weave through varied wooded terrain and cross
Written by ironcountylodging on December 13, 2016
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
Written by ironcountylodging on December 6, 2016
Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids or grandchildren this weekend? Ski Brule has the in Santa and he is sneaking in a ski weekend before his long hall on Christmas Eve and he will be out on the mountain and in the Main Lodge both Saturday and Sunday! Let the kids see Santa is his vacation glory! Silly Christmas sweater and all! Can you spot him skiing or tubing? Even if you don’t ski or snowboard
Written by ironcountylodging on November 29, 2016
Our community is surely something special in that we always seem to band together to have a good time at festivals. Cold temperatures are no exception for us Yoopers! Join us on Saturday, December 3 for a day of fun activities. Below is a listing of the community wide events happening that day. Join us in the evening for the Christmas in Lights parade and for hot cocoa and cookies and a toasty bonfire in the RV Park after the
Written by ironcountylodging on November 18, 2016
Looking for something fun to do this weekend?!? Live near the Green Bay area?!?! I have the perfect event for you!
Green Bay is holding the 33rd Annual Holiday Parade! The parade starts at Jefferson and Stuart, runs north on Jefferson, west on Cherry and south on Washington St.
There will be FREE parking available in the Pine, Cherry and Main St. Ramps and on all nearby city streets.
The weather is looking a little chilly so make sure you bundle up!
There are also
Written by ironcountylodging on November 14, 2016
You won’t even feel the cold when you start hauling fish through the ice at these great Michigan locations!
By Mike Gnatkowski
Saginaw Bay, where this happy angler has landed a nice walleye, is second to none in numbers of fish produced through the ice. Photo by Mike Gnatkowski.
Michigan’s climate varies greatly from north to south. Winter comes early in the western U.P. In the northern tier of U.P. counties, it’s possible to be ice-fishing by Thanksgiving. Conversely, in the southern Lower
Written by ironcountylodging on November 8, 2016
Iron County, Michigan Snowmobiling Conditions and Iron County, Michigan Snowmobile NewsExciting, fun-filled snowmobiling is close at hand with a short trip to Iron County in south central Upper Michigan. This scenic region features more than 300 miles of well-groomed trails which enables the rider to experience the inherent beauty and wildlife that abounds in this area.
The Iron Range Trails cover Amasa, Crystal Falls, Iron River, and Sidnaw, providing hundreds of miles of excellent sledding. These trails also connect with