St. Ignace Michigan Area Attractions

 

St. Ignace is the gateway to the Upper Peninsula containing 1,700-miles of shoreline and is an all season recreational area.

Agawa Canyon - www.agawacanyontourtrain.com  in Canada offers train rides from Sault Sainte Marie, Canada. The narrated trip will share the history of the Ojibway, fur traders, lumber jacks, and prospectors. In the winter, they have a snow train. You will need a passport to go to Canada.
 
Arnold Lines - www.arnoldline.com  has the longest running season from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island starting in March and ending in January or February depending on the ice. They are located directly across the road.
 
Carp River - http://hunts-upguide.com/st_ignace_carp_river_canoe_trail.html  is about 15 miles from St. Ignace. The Carp River is a second-quality trout stream with brook, rainbow, brown trout, steelhead, and salmon.
 
Castle Rock - www.castlerockmi.com is about 10 minutes away and offers spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinaw. The platform is about 200 feet above the surrounding area.
 
Colonial Michilimackinac - www.mackinacparks.com/colonial-michilimackinac/ is located in Mackinaw City. It is a reconstructed French fur-trading village and military outpost later occupied by British military and traders. It is a National Historic Landmark founded in 1715. It features re-enactments from the British occupation in the 1770s. The British abandoned the fort in 1780 to establish a new fort on Mackinac Island.

Cut River Bridge - is 22 miles west of St. Ignace. The bridge spans 641 feet across the 147 feet deep gorge. Hiking trails or the stairs will take you to the bottom of the gorge.

 www.dnr.state.mi.us/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/up/31CatRiver/index.htm
 
Drummond Island - www.drummondislandchamber.com/ is the second largest fresh water island in the nation and is about 60 miles from St. Ignace. More than 66% of the land is owned by the state. The island has 150 miles of shoreline and 34 inland lakes.

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