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Keweenaw National Historical Park, Michigan25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-3168
Description: From 7,000 years ago to the 1900s people mined Keweenaw copper. Native peoples made copper into tools and trade items. Investors and immigrants arrived in the 1800s in a great mineral rush, developing thriving industries and cosmopolitan communities. Though the mines have since closed, their mark is still visible on the land and people.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan1505 Sand Point Road,
Munising, MI 49862
Phone: (906) 387-3700
Description: Unlike any other place on Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks offers the opportunity to explore miles of pristine beaches, hike nearly 100 miles of trails, view towering sandstone cliffs, and experience the serenity of northern woodlands.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630
Phone: (231) 326-4700
Description: 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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