Hiawatha National Forest

Your Great Lakes National Forest

Grand Island Portage Stamp press release. Explore Winter Recreation on the Forest OnCell Lighthouse Tour

 

 

Located in Michigan's wild and scenic Upper Peninsula, the Hiawatha National Forest's dramatic shorelines lie nestled up to Lakes Superior, Huron and Michigan -- three of the five great lakes. Our lakeshores, lighthouses, islands and abundant snow create a place of respite and play within a day's drive of urban and rural areas of Michigan, Wisconsin, other nearby states and international locations.  Learn more: check out these feature stories about your Great Lakes National Forest!

 

Plan Your Trip

Need to Know

Plan Your Trip: Passes and PermitsPlan Your Trip: Maps and PublicationsPlan Your Trip: Contact An OfficeLearn about the events on the forest.Plan Your Trip: Lighthouses

 

Discover the Forest

Discover what winter has to offer on the forest.Plan Your Trip: Find Your Trail - NonmotorizedPlan Your Trip: Find Your PaddlePlan Your Trip: Find a CampsitePlan Your Trip: Find Your Trail - Motorized

Recent News


Spotlights

Great Lighthouses

Point Iroquois Lighthouse

Six historic lighthouses stand on Hiawatha’s Great Lakes shorelines, five of which are owned entirely or in part by the Forest Service.

Great Lakeshores

Visitors enjoy the Hiawatha

The Hiawatha offers visitors access to undeveloped shores of three of America’s great inland seas -- Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron.

 




Great Snow

Skiers follow trail in wooded area.

When there’s no snow elsewhere, winter sports enthusiasts look to the U.P. With 200 inches of snowfall yearly in some areas, it’s no wonder!

Great Islands

Relax and enjoy our islands and lakeshores!

The Hiawatha boasts four distinctly different Great Lakes islands. Each offers something unique to visitors.




https://www.fs.usda.gov/hiawatha/