Newberry, Michigan Soft Adventure
Upper Michigan Soft Adventure
Come visit Newberry for great Upper Peninsula soft adventure recreational activities. We offer year-round fun for the entire family to enjoy.  We are situated in the middle of many great forests, lakes, streams, trails, state parks, and beaches that make these great “quiet” experiences possible. One of the great year-round activities that you don’t want to miss out on is photography. Amateurs and professional photographers alike love the Upper Peninsula.

"What are the Things to Do in Newberry MI?"
Take a quiet vacation in the Upper Peninsula and find out the many wonderful ways to enjoy Newberry and the surrounding area.  Sit beside a quiet stream or listen to the waves of Lake Superior gently roll to shore.    Nature is here and ready for your participation.

Newberry Country Club
Newberry Country Club, Upper Peninsula's Premiere Golf Course located in beautiful Newberry, Michigan welcomes you. The club is situated on 200 pristine acres in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The course has been redesigned with new bunkers, lengthened holes and new tee boxes. A golf course of unique variety for all levels of golfers situated in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, located 45 minutes north of the Mackinaw Bridge.  Visit their website for more information:

Upper Michigan Activities in the Sunshine
You and your family will enjoy the many warm weather activities found throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan: swimming, biking, bird watching, hiking, fishing, golfing, Upper Michigan canoeing / kayaking, & workshops right here in the Newberry Area.

Photo: Kayakers enjoying the Manistique River that flows throughout the Seney Wildlife Refuge providing soft adventure enthusiasts a unique view of the surrounding forest and wildlife.

Unique U.P. Activities
Mushrooming in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is a wonderful activity. The rewards of mushroom hunting are being outdoors, viewing wildlife, and eating these prized Morel mushrooms. Make sure to have someone show you what to look for and do some research on how to identity editable mushrooms. Mushrooms usually grow in May or June, depending on temperatures and rainfall. Visitors should call ahead and check in with the chamber ahead of time.

Lake Superior Agate Hunting
Lake Superior agates can be found along the beaches and shores north of Newberry, MI. Many visitors enjoy the easy of access at Grand Marais, MI and Deer Park, MI. This area has parking along the lake or at the Muskellunge State Park.  Noted for its rich colors, Lake Superior agates are usually red, orange and yellow in hues with banding. These colors are a result of the oxidation of iron. Please click here for more information:

Upper Michigan Fishing
Fishermen will enjoy some of the world's most fantastic UP Fishing: pike, walleye, and trout fishing. Enjoy the Tahquamenon River, Two Hearted River, and the Fox River.  We are the land between the lakes and are centrally located between Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Big Manistique Lake, Round Lake, South Manistique Lake, Bass Lake, Hulbert lake, and Trout Lake.

Newberry, Michigan Snowshoeing
Visitors to the Tahquamenon area also enjoy: downhill skiing, snowshoeing, ice-fishing, programs & workshops found throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula. The Tahquamenon Falls State Park has numerous trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  They also hold many winter events that involve soft adventure like their annual snowshoe races.

A Pure Michigan Winter in the U.P.
Snowshoeing the unexplored areas of Upper Michigan.  Blaze your own trail.  Watch as park naturalist, Theresa Neal, takes us on a snowshoe adventure, exploring the serene sights and sounds of Tahquamenon Falls.

U.P. Cross-Country Skiing
Imagine cross-country skiing through the Tahquamenon Falls State Park where you can choose from a mile long trail to an eight mile trail bringing you through the Giant Pines. Visitors to the park will enjoy the views throughout this forest along with the peaceful nature of the woods that make it unforgettable.

Canada Lakes is a great place to spend the day cross-country skiing.  Here you will find 14 miles of groomed ski trails that also allow for hiking and biking in the warm season.  Canada Lakes Pathway is located south of Newberry, MI:  5.5 miles SE of Newberry via M-123, M-28 & Co Rd 403

Big Valley Ski Hill

Big Valley Ski Hill is located just west of Newberry and offers a small downhill ski hill for visitors.  There is also a tow rope at the hill to assist skiers.

Soft Adventure Activities in Michigan's Upper Peninsula:

Agate hunting
Bird watching

Newberry golfing

Great Soft Adventure Resources:

Where your vacation begins “Naturally”!