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George Young Recreation Center & Golf Course

The George Young Recreational Complex is located just off of Michigan Route 424 in the south central part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on 3,300 scenic acres bordering on three lakes. The Complex is a not-for-profit corporation, open to the general public, dedicated to recreation, education, and preservation.

It’s facilities include the longest 18 hole golf course in the Upper Peninsula, miles of trails for hiking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking, and a heated indoor swimming pool, with jacuzzi and sauna. Food and beverage are also available in it’s rustic timber and stone clubhouse and lounge for those who use the recreational facilities.

159 Young’s Lane, PO Box 457
Iron River, Michigan 49935

Phone: (906) 265-3401

Fax: (906) 265-6448

Open to the Public

The Championship 18-hole Golf Course opened in May, 1984, and has grown in popularity with each passing year. One of the longest courses in Michigan, the course fulfills the dream of the late George Young to combine his favorite holes from courses around the nation. Golfers of all abilities enjoy this course known for its characteristic large greens. At 7,030 yards the Professional Course challenges even the most accomplished player. The Championship Course is 6,076 yards, while the Standard Course measures 5,388 yards. Each option plays a par of 72. Relax and enjoy a round of golf carved out of the wilderness.

Wolf Track Nature Trail At George Youngs Recreation Center

  • Do you know the color of a chickadee’s eye?
  • Can you imagine Michigan’s Upper Peninsula buried under a mile of ice?
  • Have you ever explored the teeming life of a spring woodland pond?

Mountain Biking At George Young’s Recreation Center

If you desire an exciting, fast paced cruise through the woods on a mountain bike, our trails are your ticket to freedom. Mountain biking offers a great way to stay in shape while experiencing the great outdoors. Our bike trails offer a variety of terrain and points of interest. Come explore the surrounding lakes and wilderness.

Daily Trail Fee = $5/day

Pool, Spa & Sauna At George Young’s Recreation Center

The L-shaped pool allows lap swimmers to swim free of interruption while leaving the gently sloped wading area available for introducing younger children to the water. Others may simply want to top off a day of golf or skiing by relaxing in the large glassed-in jacuzzi or take a steamy, skin cleaning sauna. The pool area is open Thursday – Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Daily Fees


Child (12 & Under)………………$6.00

Call to reserve a tee time!  906-265-3401