Whitefish Bay National Forest Scenic Byway

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Lake Superior's shore while strolling the boardwalk in front of Point Iroquois Lightstation.

Located along the shore of Lake Superior on the Hiawatha's Sault Ste. Marie Ranger District, the Whitefish Bay Scenic Byway offers many opportunities for visitors to connect with the natural beauty and cultural history of this impressive Great Lake!

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Closest Towns: Brimley, MI
Information Center: Whether you're looking for a scenic auto tour or prefer to park your car and get outdoors, there's something for everyone!  Read on for more information!

General Information


To get to the shore, travel south from Sault Ste. Marie along the Mackinac Trail (H-63). Follow 6 mile Road west to Brimley State Park, where Lake Shore Drive begins its course along the bay. Traveling along scenic Lake Shore Drive, through areas of northern hardwoods, conifers and wetlands, you encounter not only picturesque views but sites of historic interest.

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