Iron County Lodging Association

Fun Day Trips


Looking for a complete Upper Michigan waterfall guide?  Look no further!

Curious about handpicked local hotspots and must see waterfalls?  Check out our list of Top Spots / Must See Places from Waterfalls and Lighthouses to Best Overlooks and Scenic Drives.  (Trust us, there are so many more!)

Other MUST SEE places!

  • Horse Race Rapids – Near Crystal Falls just off of US-2 south of Crystal Falls, MI on airport Rd
  • Copper Harbor / Brockway Mountain Drive & Jampot – Copper Harbor is another must see!  After you visit Copper Harbor, stop at the Brockway Mountain overlook, then continue on Brockway Mountain Drive to Jampot!  Make sure your camera is charged, you’re going to want to get pictures along the way!
    (appx 19mi / 1 hr*) – Copper Harbor to Jampot map (courtesy of Google Maps)
  • L’anse / Canyon Falls / Sturgeon River Gorge / Falls River – This loop is another top pick. Drive about 10 miles from L’Anse to Canyon Falls.  From there head about an hour to Sturgeon River Gorge taking in the national forest and quiet of nature.  After you stop, head another hour back towards L’Anse making one last stop at Falls River Waterfall!
    (appx 65mi / 2.5 hrs*) – L’Anse to Falls River loop map (courtesy of Google Maps)

*Please add in time for your stops, pictures, and picnics! These are only estimates.


Iron County Michigan Visitors Guide

Iron County is one of the Upper Peninsula’s best kept secrets. From camping to fishing, hunting to canoeing, mountain biking to forest bathing – no matter your interests, the great outdoors and clear crisp air await you here.