Four Season Water Wonderland
Iron County contains some 42,000 acres of lakes, streams and rivers. Wow! This includes 314 lakes and some 900 miles of river to explore.
Whether you enjoy a spring hike, a summer Kayak run, a fall color tour or a winter day on the slopes, the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
has you covered.
The area boasts many options for property seekers. You'll find recreational land with trails and abundant wildlife; locations waiting for a dream
cabin; or that perfect spot for a future retirement home on the water's edge. So, whether you are seeking quiet and remote or a convenient in
town bungalow, we have you covered.
Iron County encompasses the quaint town of Crystal Falls, "the friendly little town on the hill," and Iron River, Home of the U.P. Rodeo, along with
several other smaller outlying villages. With larger urban locations within a short drive, this area makes a wonderful place to live or vacation. It's a
good place to call home.
There are 84 Lakes in Dickinson County. The county has a total area of 777 square miles (2,010 km2), of which 761 square miles (1,970 km2) is
land and 16 square miles (41 km2) (2.0%) is water.
Florence County is in Northeastern Wisconsin on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan border 2 hours north of Green Bay. Over 50% of our land is
publicly owned so you won't fight crowds pursuing four seasons of outdoor adventures. We have 265 lakes for fishing, swimming and boating.
165 miles of rivers to paddle, tube float or fly fish including two state designated "Wild Rivers", the Pine and the Popple. Or enjoy miles of
forested trails to hike, bike, ATV, horseback ride, XC ski, snowshoe and snowmobile.
The Greater Upper Peninsula:
Separated from the Lower Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac, the Upper Peninsula (or simply, the "U.P.") is characterized by dense forests and
rugged lake shores. Bordered by Northern Wisconsin, Southern Ontario, and three of the Great Lakes, the Upper Peninsula makes up almost
one-third of Michigan’s land mass. Steep highlands in the western portion of the peninsula give way to flatter lands of the Great Lakes Plain in
Marquette is the largest city on the Upper Peninsula, and is a major port on Lake Superior for shipping center for iron ore. The city is also home
to Northern Michigan University. Sault Ste. Marie is Michigan’s oldest city, and is separated by its twin city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario by the
waters of the St. Mary’s River. The Soo Locks, which allow ships to pass between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes, are located here.
Economy and Industry
Whereas mining was once the predominant industry in the Upper Peninsula, tourism drives the economy of the region today. The unique
geography and remote beauty of the U.P. bring in thousands of visitors from the Lower Peninsula and Wisconsin every year. With huge stretches
of land and low population densities, the peninsula is a prime spot for camping, hiking, fishing, boating, snowmobiling and hunting. Logging also
remains a key business for the U.P. as well.
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