Copper Country Trail

National Scenic BywayMichigan

Driving the Byway

From Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Fort Wilkins

  • The Copper Country Trail begins at the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, the only road access to the Keweenaw Peninsula.
  • From the bridge, travel north on US-41 along the Keweenaw Peninsula approximately 47 miles to Copper Harbor, the site of restored Fort Wilkins.