The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

The Best Upper Michigan Golf Courses and Clubs

Come and experience all three of our exciting courses.

Michigan Fall Color Tours

Michigan Fall Color Tours

It's when autumn arrives in Michigan. And there's no better place to see the dynamic colors of a trillion trees.

Iron County Fishing

Iron County Fishing

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County that have numerous species of fish.

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing Is Family Fun

Fishing is one of the top family fun activities in Iron County, and its lakes and streams provide excellent sport fishing.

Iron County Snowmobiling

Iron County Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the greatest and most exciting sport there is in the the Great Lakes Region!

Iron County Michigan Lakes

Iron County Michigan Lakes

There are 314 lakes and approximately 900 miles of rivers in Iron County.

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Relax, Rest & Rejuvenate

Campfire, long walks, reading under the shade of a giant maple, paddling on a quiet lake ... it's time to unwind.

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Nature Surrounds In Iron County Michigan

Welcome to a corner of the world that’s like nothing else in this world. You’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

Swim, Fish, Kayak & Play

A variety of locations provide summer activities. With 314 lakes and 900 miles of rivers, there is something for everyone. The UP of Michigan is relaxing as well as offers an opportunity for groups to gather.

Coming Up In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on June 19, 2014

The Mansfield Memories Commit-tee will present the Mansfield Music Fest on Saturday, June 21 at the Mansfield Township Hall, 2804 State Highway M-69 between Sagola and Crystal Falls. The afternoon will begin at noon with open jamming on the grounds; bring an instrument, music and a lawn chair. Also beginning at noon, the indoor stage will open with entertainment being provided by several local groups. At 6 p.m., the Keweenaw Brewgrass Band from Houghton will take the stage. Admission

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Father’s Day Weekend

Written by ironcountylodging on June 11, 2014

Father’s Day Weekend is scheduled in Iron River June 12 to 15.
The events include a truck pull, a classic car parade, a demo derby, the third annual city-wide garage sale and flea market, an arts and crafts show and the 37th annual auto show.
The Friday evening truck pull and Saturday evening demo derby are held in front of the grandstand at the Iron County Fairgrounds, several blocks north of U.S. 2 in Iron River.
Sunday’s events are all on the upper

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Annual Free Fishing Weekend

Written by ironcountylodging on June 4, 2014

For many, the annual Free Fishing Weekend has become a tradition – a time to get together and have some fishing fun. This weekend offers the opportunity for new fishing enthusiasts to wet a line with friends and family. It’s also a perfect time for youth fishing derbies. In Iron County, two derbies are scheduled for Saturday, June 7. The long-established Lake Ottawa Kids Fishing Derby participants will keep the Ottawa National Forest rangers busy logging in their catches. At

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Fish Populations On Chicaugon Lake

Written by ironcountylodging on May 29, 2014

Fish Populations On Chicaugon Lake
DNR fisheries electroshocking boats worked the shoreline of Chicaugon Lake on May 13. The boats are equipped with boom shockers that extend off the front, nets, live wells and any other field equipment needed.
CRYSTAL FALLS—Spring spawning is the time to check population estimates by collecting data on area waters. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s part of the job for the DNR fisheries division. It’s part of the experience for the volunteers that assist them in

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Camelopardalids

Written by ironcountylodging on May 23, 2014

Camelopardalids: sky-watching event

You may not have heard of comet 209P/LINEAR. Not very many people have, that is until this week. It’s an obscure comet whose trajectory changes as it interacts with Jupiter’s massive gravitational field. This weekend, our orbit around the sun will take us right through the comet’s tail. That means as we pass through the debris field, we’ll be in just the right spot to see a never-before-seen meteor shower.

Rachel Pomeroy, Director of Shiras Planetarium in Marquette, has

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Memorial Day Events In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on May 21, 2014

Those who gave their all for their country will be remembered and honored next Monday, May 26, when Iron County and the rest of the nation observes Memorial Day.

Special ceremonies will take place Memorial Day morning at cemeteries around the county, led by the West Side and East Side Veterans councils.
Stambaugh: Members of Reino American Legion Post 21 will place flags on the graves of veterans at Stambaugh Cemetery on Sunday, May 25, at 9 a.m.
The Memorial Day program starts

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Turkey Season In Iron County

Written by ironcountylodging on May 14, 2014

The significance of it may have gone unnoticed by many, but to hunters Monday, April 21, was a big day in Michigan – opening day of spring turkey-hunting season. Michigan annually ranks among the top 10 states in the union for wild turkey harvest – an almost astounding fact, as 100 years ago there wasn’t a wild turkey to be found in the state. Though experts believe the state was home to around 100,000 birds in preColum bian times, the

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Fishing Season Opens May 15

Written by ironcountylodging on May 9, 2014

Muskellunge, Northern Pike & Walleye Fishing Seasons in the Upper Peninsula Opens May 15, 2014

Any parent, grandparent or adult who has tried to take young children out angling knows you need to find some fishing action without too much delay. Accomplishing that will make it an enjoyable and lasting outing. For open water season,pan fish fishing is probably the best option available locally. If you are taking several children, and unless you have a larger boat,it is good to consider

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Golf Scramble

Written by ironcountylodging on May 7, 2014

Golf scramble set for Forest Park weight room
CRYSTAL FALLS—A charity golf scramble is being planned by the Friends of Forest Park to help the school district update its weight room and training facilities for student athletes. The scramble will be held Saturday, June 14, at the Crystal View Golf Course. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. The entry fee is $160 per team, and those teams that register and pay before June 1 will receive

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Trout Season is here in Michigan

Written by ironcountylodging on April 27, 2014

With the trout fishing season just opened this weekend, anglers from around Michigan will be heading to area rivers and streams to have their share of the catch. With this article from Howard Meyerson of The Grand Rapids Press; this fishing season we might see a few changes in the rivers and streams in the state of Michigan.

Michigan’s trout fishing season opened April 26 on more than 1,400 rivers and streams. Add nearly 200 others open year-round, and by

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