Region 15 -Northwestern Upper Peninsula

Region 15 -Northwestern Upper Peninsula

Michigan Life's Region 15 Northwestern Upper Peninsula Area including Gogebic County, Houghton County, Keweenaw County and Ontonagon County Michigan.

Snowshoeing opportunities are abound in Ontonagon County with thousands of acres of snow covered back country wilderness to explore. Long a popular winter activity in the Upper Peninsula, visitors are finding snowshoeing an excellent way to enjoy winter's splendor in Ontonagon County.

Weekend to be Announced - Ontonagon Michigan host a Hometown Christmas. It starts on Friday Night with a tree trimming on River Street, Saturday hosts breakfast with the Grinch, the Gingerbread House Contest, Pouring of the Lead (fortune telling) Craft Sales, etc., Sunday is the annual evening Parade and the home and business contests

Mount Bohemia in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the longest runs with the highest vertical and deepest powder in the Midwest. This hidden secret is a true treasure for backcountry skiers and riders. The average snowfall in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is 273 inches.

Mont Ripley welcomes all snow enthusiasts. The ski area is owned by Michigan Technological University and sits in the middle of the cities of Houghton and Hancock. Mont Ripley is amazingly convenient and just minutes from great lodging, restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs, and shopping.

Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort is ranked one of the Top 5 Midwest Resorts, Big Powderhorn Ski Area is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and offers 33 downhill trails,

Indianhead Mountain Resort is a four-season resort offering 29 downhill skiing slopes, snowboarding and an average of 17 feet of snow per year. The village and resort facilities are located on top of the mountain overlooking the Ottawa National Forest.

The best snow in the Midwest awaits you at Blackjack Resort. Our 200 average inches of snowfall, our state of the art snowmaking system and the exceptional attention to grooming will give you the superior skiing and boarding experience you're looking for.

Whatever your favorite time of year or whatever your favorite outdoor activity, the Ontonagon County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome you to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, a great place to visit—and stay awhile.

Watersmeet Michigan welcomes you to year-round vacation enjoyment. From Watersmeet, the Ontonagon River flows north into Lake Superior. The Wisconsin River flows south into the Mississippi River, and the Paint River flows east into Lake Michigan. This is “where the waters meet”!

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