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Three Winter Adventures You Don’t Want to Miss

Tahquamenon Falls Winter

Tahquamenon Upper Falls

Snowshoe Taquamenon Trail

Snowshoe Tahquamenon Trail

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Dog Sled Racing

Winter Weather – 2 Day Trip Itinerary

Winter arrives in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula and the forests and waterways that hug M123 take on an unparalleled quiet, beauty. Deep sparkling snow blankets the earth. The trees laden branches create a beautiful dome over trails waiting to be explored. This beautiful landscape is punctuated by a majestic frozen waterfall. What are you waiting for?

Day 1: Snowshoeing and Frozen Waterfalls at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Spend your first day hitting the trails at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. With six gorgeous trials to explore there is something for everyone.  With trails ranging from .5 miles to 7.4 miles, ample snowfall, and varied terrain, Tahquamenon Falls State Park is an ideal area for outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels. Take a break for lunch and warm up next to the fire at the Tahquamenon Brew Pub.

After lunch take a short hike down to the viewing platform at the base of the Upper Tahquamenon Falls and take in the majesty of a winter waterfall.

Day 2: Dog Sledding with Natures Kennel

After a day exploring the trails, trade your snowshoes in for a dog sled. Nature’s Kennel in McMillan, Michigan offers various dog sledding adventure rides in the heart of Tahquamenon Country.

With various guided tour options that range from half day jaunts to full-day fun, their seasoned guides are sure to keep you safe while you ride along or drive your own dog team through pristine forest trails. Round out your adventure-filled day with a hearty dinner in Newberry.

Use this handy winter recreation itinerary to help plan your trip!