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Scenery & Activities


Alger County has a variety of picturesque sights and outdoor activities to offer anyone traveling through the area.  Here are just a few nearby.  If you're making us a stop on your way through the Upper Peninsula, you'll find many more natural wonders and unique offerings tucked in along highways and side roads.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore


Nearly 40 miles of Lake Superior shoreline to explore, featuring a little of everything - rocky cliffs, sand dunes and beaches.  The Park Service and Forest Service operate a shared visitor center in Munising as well.  


National Park Service: Pictured Rocks


Sea Kayaking along Pictured Rocks


Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises

Hiawatha National Forest


This protected area has a diverse range of environments to explore as well as historical and cultural landmarks.  Please note that our area is nearest to the western region of this divided National Forest.  


US Forest Service: Hiawatha NF


Grand Island National Recreation Area

rock river canyon
Local Activities and Scenery


The variety in local recreation and nature means there's something for nearly everyone.  (Photo by: Lake Superior Photo)


Kimar's Charter Fishing


Upper Peninsula Attractions


AuTrain River Canoe Rental


Alger County Waterfalls


Alger County Chamber of Commerce: List


Alger County Underwater Preserve


Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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