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Manistique Lakes Area Attractions within an hours drive from Curtis Michigan

Plan your trip in the Manistique Lakes Area and visit the many wonderful area attractions in the Upper Peninsula! Click the map to the left to view our Interactive Attractions Location Map.

>>Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Within the Tahquamenon Falls State Park, you will find the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls and many activities such as birding, fishing, hiking, sight-seeing, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and more. The areas wildlife abound and by chance you may see black bear, whitetail deer, moose, and other wildlife.
>>Big Springs "Kitch-iti-kipi"
North on M-149, 11 miles from US-2. Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest spring. Visit this page for more information.
>>Seney National Wildlife Refuge
The Seney National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 95,212 acres of wilderness, swamps, islands, and lakes. Animals abound and thrive within the safe haven of this refuge. Beautiful Trumpeter Swans, osprey, deer, loons, moose, deer, turtles, geese, fish, eagles, and more will welcome your visit!
>>Crisp Point
The Crisp Point Lighthouse of Paradise Michigan is one of five Lake Superior U.S. Life-Saving Service Stations along the coast between Munising and Whitefish Point. It is located about fourteen miles west of Whitefish Point.
>>GarLyn Zoo
Kids love it - fun for the Whole Family! Stop in and see the new tiger exhibit. Only 40 minute drive east of Curtis on US-2 just 6 miles east of Naubinway. See Live tigers, black bear, alligator, cougar, bobcat, wolves, wallaby, camel, reindeer, ring-tailed lemur, sika deer, river otter & more. Feed the deer, goats, llama and even the bear! Enjoy your walk on cedar mulched trails under mature pine trees in a natural park-like setting. You'll also your visit to the zoo Gift Shop filled with wildlife related items for all ages. Open 7 days a week April 1st until September 30th from 10am until 6pm. Open 7 days in October from 10am until 5pm. Closed November thru March
>>Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of the Lake Superior shoreline beckon visitors to explore this 73,000 acre park. Located in the center of the Upper Peninsula, visit this site for more details.
>>Fayette Historic State Park
Fayette offers unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests.
>>Oswald's Bear Ranch
This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States! We are found only in the Wild Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Just 20 minutes south of Tahquamenon Falls, or from Newberry go 4 miles north on M-123 towards Tahquamenon Falls.
>>Toonerville Trolley
The TOONERVILLE TROLLEY, an authentic narrow gauge railroad, takes you 5 1/2 miles through thick forest, the habitat of bear, deer, moose, gray wolf, and many types of birds. At the end of the train line is your first view of the beautiful Tahquamenon River, where the riverboat is boarded for a 21 mile cruise down the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.
>>Tahquamenon River Logging Museum
The Tahquamenon Logging Museum and Nature Study, located just 1 1/2 miles North of Newberry Michigan, invites you to come to their museum and park to explore the original buildings and memorabilia from lumberjack days of the past. Come and see the original C.C.C. buildings full of old photos, models and original logging equipment. Eat a real lumberjack's breakfast in the Authentic Cookshack made over a wood stove with home made care and goodness. Stroll along the boardwalk and nature trail and see part of the Tahquamenon Forest. The Tahquamenon River is nestled along this beautiful trail, where blue herons, ducks, birds and other wildlife abound.
>>Soo Locks
The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth. Enjoy riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St. Mary’s River.
>>Mackinac Island
Horses, History & Hospitality - Mackinac Island is nestled in the straits of Mackinac where the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan meet. American, Great Lakes and Michigan history is rich on the Island, from military to commerce to the who's who of days gone by, everyone will enjoy the opportunity to enrich themselves while visiting Mackinac Island.
>>Mackinac Bridge
The five-mile bridge, including approaches, and the world's longest suspension bridge between cable anchorages, had been designed by the great engineer Dr. David B. Steinman.
>>Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, Michigan, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior.
>>Two Hearted River
Click here for map of the Two Hearted River - Legendary river from the author Earnest Hemmingway! It's a beautiful river that has been designated as one of Michigan's Wild Rivers.
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P.O. Box 8, Curtis, MI, US, 49820
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