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#35 Look for loons on the Keweenaw Peninsula

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#35 Look for loons on the Keweenaw Peninsula

Region: Upper Peninsula

Location: Keweenaw Peninsula

The Common Loon is a rare bird in Michigan, but your best chances of seeing and hearing this unique bird and its call is up on the Keweenaw near Copper Harbor. Take a boat ride on Lake Superior or walk the shoreline to look for the lovely loons.

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#39 Hike the Porcupine Mountains

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#39 Hike the Porcupine Mountains

Region: Upper Peninsula

Location: Ontonagon

Though not the biggest “mountains,” the Porcuies hold some of the most beautiful and breathtaking trails and vistas in the state. Camp, hike or drive through this area in the western UP and visit spots like Lake of the Clouds or the highest point in Michigan at Mount Arvon.

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