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Copper Harbor

The ride to Copper Harbor was beautiful. The leaves were in full color and the ride was smooth and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
R3240SWdenisec
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Champlin, Minnesota
This drive will show you just how beautiful Michigan is

This drive is easy, but very impressive for history and incredible scenery at any time of the year... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Paul L
,
Ada, Michigan
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A challenging and scenic bike trail leading to Copper Harbor.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The ride to Copper Harbor was beautiful. The leaves were in full color and the ride was smooth and easy. The shore line was gorgeous and my kids enjoyed the paths to the Lake Superior.

Thank R3240SWdenisec
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This drive is easy, but very impressive for history and incredible scenery at any time of the year. Come back in all four seasons just to get the real impact. There are many places to stop and enjoy the trip. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 20 June 2017

There are two ways to get there ...either Hwy 41 or Hwy 26....I myself prefer Hwy 26 however in the Fall Hwy 41 might be a bit more breathtaking....I just prefer to drive along the shores of Lake Superior wind my way thru Eagle Harbor....either...More

Thank scarecrow013
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Starting at Calumet there are two paved ways to get to Copper Harbor by car, lots more gravel roads and trails if you have a truck or SUV. The first is to turn off US 41 at Ahmeek and take the county road that leaves...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 1 September 2016

You must take this drive! What views along the way. Take in Eagle River, Eagle Harbor and don't miss Brockway Mountain Drive!

1  Thank Krr1975
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A visit to Fort Wilkins State Park is a must for the history buff. On the park grounds is the reconstructed fort with knowledgeable actors in period costume. Copper Harbor and area lighthouses are wonderful places to visit.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I'm presuming that the trail here is the highway from the Houghton-Hancock area up to Copper Harbor. Having lived in Houghton for almost two decades now, I've driven up to Copper Harbor many, many times, and it never gets old. It's a beautiful area. I...More

Thank snyderkr1
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Even in the cold (live in ND so used to it) it was such an amazing site to see. Cant wait to go back

Thank Breanna H
Reviewed 20 January 2016

wow !! what great groomed trails so easy to get to and the beauty is fantastic ,many many places to stop on the way around the loop.

Thank Gina R
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Loved the views of the lake, the coves and little parks, the pebbly beach in Eagle River, the waterfalls. Stop by the Jam Pot and get some monk-cooked breads and cupcakes. A very popular spot! Most importantly, take the Brockway Mountain Drive for a breathtaking...More

Thank Debbie6242013
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