A variety of locations provide summer activities. With 314 lakes and 900 miles of rivers, there is something for everyone. Some like relaxing at the beach. Pentoga Park, Runkle Lake Park, Ice Lake Park and Sunset Lake Park are just some of the sites that draw visitors in the summer. Being at the beach or having a family picnic can be relaxing as well as offer an opportunity for groups to gather.
The Iron River, Paint River and Brule River are just a few of the river routes for canoeists and kayakers to explore. Or, pick a lake and paddle to your heart’s content. We have a number of canoe and kayak rental places, some of which provide instruction and guided trips.
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.