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Guided Tours

Visitors learn about the area's history on a guided tour of Calumet.
Visitors learn about the area's history on a guided tour of Calumet.
NPS Photo: Dan Johnson
Keweenaw National Historical Park offers Ranger-guided programs in both park units as staffing allows in the summer season.

These tours may not be offered during the 2013 season, please call ahead for an update of tour schedules, 906-337-3168.

Calumet Walking Tour
Join a ranger on this free walking tour of the former Calumet & Hecla Copper Mining Company's industrial area and or Calumet's historic downtown. The program is 45 minutes to 1.5 hours, .5-1.5 miles, and on easy terrain. It is accessible with assistance. Generally these programs will meet across from the park headquarters building, located at 25970 Red Jacket Rd, near the Agassiz statue. It is suggested that you speak with a ranger at the Calumet Visitor for up-to-date program information and start locations.

Quincy Ruins Walk
Join a park ranger for a free guided walking tour of the surface ruins of the Quincy Copper Mining Company. The program is 1.5 hours and 1 mile on varied terrain. These programs leave from the Quincy NPS information desk, this tour is not accessible.

Please note: Ranger-guided programs may be canceled due to adverse weather or staffing shortages caused by emergencies. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Did You Know?

Portrait of Alexander Agassiz

Alexander Agassiz, President of Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1871 to 1910, was the son of famed naturalist and Harvard professor, Louis Agassiz. Alexander's interest in copper mining was to fund his scientific travels. He became a specialist in marine ichthyology - the study of fish. More...