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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 51 11 Activites Email: slbe_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 3.29 miles

Miles of sand beach, bluffs that tower 450' above Lake Michigan, lush forests, clear inland lakes, unique flora and fauna make up the natural world of Sleeping Bear Dunes. High dunes afford spectacular views across the lake. An island lighthouse, US Life-Saving Service stations, coastal villages, and picturesque farmsteads reflect the park's rich maritime, agricultural, and recreational history.

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Huron Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.47 miles

The Huron Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 147 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Huron Islands Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Beaver Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 39.47 miles

The Beaver Basin Wilderness now contains a total of 11,740 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 2009 the Beaver Basin Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Black River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-932-1330 Distance: 39.47 miles

Black River Harbor, one of only two harbors within the National Forest System, is a popular recreation area throughout the year. The harbor is approximately 15 miles north of Bessemer, Michigan, at the mouth of the Black River. The Black River flows through areas of large pine, hemlock, and hardwood trees and has a series of scenic waterfalls as it drops to meet Lake Superior. On September 19, ...

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Copper Country Trail National Park

Phone: 18886466784 Email: info@keweenaw.info Distance: 39.47 miles

Pure copper! In Michigan's northern wilderness you will find the legacy of a mining boom that produced over ten billion pounds of copper that assisted a nation’s growth. Today, the story of the Copper Country is told in the historic downtowns, mine shafthouses, and through the history of the people.

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River Road Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (989)-739-0728 Distance: 39.47 miles

River Road Scenic Byway showcases all the AuSable River Valley has to offer. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Huron National Forest, enjoy panoramic views from high bluffs, spectacular fall colors, or quiet winter splendor. Hike, canoe, birdwatch, snowmobile, or ski--River Road can be explored during any season.

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Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (906)-635-5311 Distance: 39.47 miles

Along the shores of Lake Superior's Whitefish Bay is a segment of road set aside for the enjoyment of touring visitors. The Whitefish Bay National Forest Scenic Byway is a "Highway to the Past" that passes vast expanses of clear water and miles of secluded, sandy beaches. Many interesting historic and cultural features along this route are waiting for you to explore.

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Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (313)-202-1800 Email: VIC@visitdetroit.com Distance: 39.47 miles

If Broadway = Theater and Rodeo Drive = High Fashion and Jewelry, then Woodward = the Automobile. The Motor City, and in particular, Woodward Avenue, put the world on wheels. America's automobile heritage is represented along this byway in famed industrial complexes, office buildings, residential mansions, world-renowned museums, and cultural institutions.

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Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 54.44 miles

The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness now contains a total of 3,450 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: greenbayrefuge@fws.gov Distance: 56.22 miles

Hog Island, at 2 acres, is the lone component of the Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The island is located in Lake Michigan, east of Washington Island, in Door County, Wisconsin. The island was set aside by Executive Order in 1913 as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds. Along with Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge, Green Bay Refuge makes up the Wisconsin Islands Wild...

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Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: gravelisland@fws.gov Distance: 56.54 miles

Gravel (4 acres) and Spider (23 acres) islands comprise the Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge. These islands are located in Lake Michigan, approximately 1 mile east of the northern tip of the Door County peninsula, Wisconsin. Along with Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Gravel Island Refuge is part of the Wisconsin Islands Wilderness Area, which, at 29 acres, is one of the smallest ...

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Sturgeon Bay & Lake Michigan Ship Canal National Park

2 Activites Phone: (920)-388-3720 Distance: 65.43 miles

The project is located in the northeast portion of Wisconsin in the middle of The Door County peninsula. The ship canal is used as a shortcut for vessels using the ports of Green Bay and Menominee. Acreage along the northern side of the canal has a hiking trail and scenic overlook with parking.

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Kirtlands Warbler Wildlife Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: kirtlandswarblerrefuge@fws.gov Distance: 79.47 miles

The Kirtland's warbler is an endangered neotropical migratory bird. The breeding range of this species is primarily restricted to the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and several locations in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. This species winters on Bahamian islands in the Caribbean. Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area is located throughout eight counties in the nor...

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Michigan Islands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 97.18 miles

The Michigan Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 12 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Michigan Islands Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. ...

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Round Island Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 97.18 miles

The Round Island Wilderness now contains a total of 378 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Round Island Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ".....

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Seney National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (906)-586-9851 Email: seney@fws.gov Distance: 99.80 miles

Seney National Wildlife Refuge has been shaped by forces of nature and humans and reflects the evolving face of preservation, conservation, and restoration. Its creation story tells of features left by the glacier in the surrounding area known as the Great Manistique Swamp, and of the land's recovery from the human impact of logging and farming. Here the sun reflects off life-giving wate...

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Big Island Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 100.30 miles

The Big Island Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 5,856 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Big Island Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Horseshoe Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 101.10 miles

The Horseshoe Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 3,790 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Horseshoe Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Hiawatha National Forest Park

11 Activites Email: Mailroom_R9_Hiawatha@fs.fed.us Distance: 101.15 miles

2014 Superior Wildlands Visitor NewspaperWelcomeWhen you first enter the Hiawatha National Forest, look around. At first glance, you'll see a forest with abundant wildlife, miles of rivers and streams, and dozens of waterfalls. You'll see a forest that touches the scenic shorelines and beaches of three Great Lakes, and is home to six historic lighthouses. You'll see historical structures, archaeol...

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Hiawatha National Forest Park

11 Activites Email: Mailroom_R9_Hiawatha@fs.fed.us Distance: 101.15 miles

2014 Superior Wildlands Visitor NewspaperWelcomeWhen you first enter the Hiawatha National Forest, look around. At first glance, you'll see a forest with abundant wildlife, miles of rivers and streams, and dozens of waterfalls. You'll see a forest that touches the scenic shorelines and beaches of three Great Lakes, and is home to six historic lighthouses. You'll see historical structures, archaeol...

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Seney Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 101.98 miles

The Seney Wilderness now contains a total of 25,150 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Seney Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Mackinac Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 102.70 miles

The Mackinac Wilderness now contains a total of 12,230 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Mackinac Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incr...

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Huron-Manistee National Forests Park

16 Activites Email: r9_hmnf_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 106.11 miles

The Huron-Manistee National Forests are 976,043 acres of public lands across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. With many recreation opportunities for visitors, habitat for fish and wildlife and resources for local industry there is something here for everyone. Each year the forest receives approximately 4 million recreation visits. I Need...Some Questions AnsweredFor all of your frequently...

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 98 9 Activites Phone: (906)-387-3700 Email: piro_information@nps.gov Distance: 116.99 miles

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, lakes, forest, and shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four season outdoor opportunities abound. The lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles. Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes.

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Rock River Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 118.91 miles

The Rock River Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 4,640 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Rock River Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In a...

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