Hiking

Many of the Park's Heritage sites offer hiking trails. Remember to stay on trails, keeping in mind that you may encounter uneven ground or tripping hazards. Respect private property and leave artifacts as you find them.

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A trail at the Adventure Mine
A walking trail at Adventure Mine.

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Adventure Mining Company
Adventure Mine has approximately 4 miles of biking and hiking trails around the former mine site, leading through old mine building foundations, and historic pits on the site.


 
Powder House ruins at Central Mine
The Powder House ruins at Central Mine.

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Central Mine at Keweenaw County Historical Society
In addition to several miner's homes on site, two hiking trails opened in 2005. The trails are 1/4 mile and 1/2 mile long through the woods, providing views of several house foundations, the site of the school house, as well as a magnificent view of the valley from the top of the upper rock pile.
 
Visitors explore Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
Visitors explore Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

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Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
Running around the park, roughly parallel to the park boundary is a two-mile trail that provides great views of Lake Fanny Hooe and Lake Superior.
 
Visitors explore the Delaware Mine ruins.
Visitors explore the Delaware Mine ruins.

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Delaware Mine
Above ground at the Delaware, walking trails take you past the ruins of the original pump house and hoist house from the 1870s. You will also see mining equipment and a collection of antique engines on display.
 
Log cabins at Old Victoria
Log cabins at Old Victoria.

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Old Victoria including North Country Trail
Follow the North Country National Scenic Trail from Old Victoria to the site of the Victoria Mine. Gaze across 13 miles of Ontonagon County from the rock pile, where you can see to Lake Superior. Another mile and a half brings you to Lookout Mountain - or you can continue your journey west to the Norwich Mine, Trap Hills, Porcupine Mountains and eventually North Dakota.
 
An overlook at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
An overlook at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
The park is home to an extensive trail system and the North Country Trail. The NCT hiking route spans from North Dakota to New York and utilizes the following park trails: West River, Lake Superior, Little Carp River and Lily Pond trails.
 
Quincy Mine Hoist Houses in fall
Quincy Mine Hoist Houses in the fall.

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Quincy Mine
Visitors can walk the former rail grades to find numerous ruins and buildings, including the Roundhouse and #6 Shafthouse site.

Last updated: December 28, 2017

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25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, MI 49913

Phone:

(906) 337-3168

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