Copper Country Trail
Length: 47.0 mi / 75.6 km
Time to Allow: Take 60 minutes to drive the byway one-way or two to four days to see the entire byway.
Pure copper! In Michigan's northern wilderness you will find the legacy of a mining boom that produced over ten billion pounds of copper that assisted a nation’s growth. Today, the story of the Copper Country is told in the historic downtowns, mine shafthouses, and through the history of the people.
Birding is a year-round activity on the Copper Country Trail. Thousands of hawks swoop through the area on their spring and fall migrations.
Looking for a snowmobiling adventure? Come to Michigan’s Copper Country Trail National Scenic Byway when the snow falls and enjoy the serene beauty of the state’s Upper Peninsula region.
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1-Day Trip: Copper Harbor Scenic Tour
Enjoy a coastal tour along Lake Superior on the Copper Harbor Scenic Tour.
2-Day Trip: Weekend Getaway on the Copper Country Trail
Discover the story of copper in the Keweenaw! This short trip will take you back in time as you visit museums, former mining communities, and a...