Bay Furnace Historic Site and Interpretive Trail

Area Status: Open
Blast furnace ath Bay Furnace Historic Site

A short 1/8 mile accessible trail encircles the recently stabilized ruins of a blast furnace where pig iron was made between 1870 and 1877.  One of the last remaining structures of its kind in the Upper Peninsula, it is also a good place to view Lake Superior and Grand Island.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This trail is not groomed in winter.
Open Season: May 15 - October 7
Closest Towns: Christmas

General Information


From the village of Christmas about 5 miles west of Munising and M-28 drive west 0.3 mile on M-28 to the campground road. Turn right (north) and drive to the campground.

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Day Hiking

1/8 mile interpretive trail

Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Scenery

Interpretive Areas

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