Newberry Michigan Area Attractions

The Newberry Michigan area offers the Tahquamenon Falls State Park, miles of groomed snowmobile trails, ATV trails and rental, Birding, Hiking, Camping, and More! There are many Upper Peninsula Attractions within an hours drive from Timber Charlies in Newberry Michigan.


Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Upper and Lower Falls

Within the beautiful Tahquamenon Falls State Park you will find the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls and many year-round activities.  Enjoy birding, fishing, hiking, sight-seeing, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and more. The areas wildlife abound and by chance you may see black bear, whitetail deer, moose, many species of birds and other wildlife.


Oswald's Bear Ranch

This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States! We are found only in the Wild Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Just 20 minutes south of Tahquamenon Falls, or from Newberry go 4 miles north on M-123 towards Tahquamenon Falls.  Turn left at 4 Mile Corner (Deer Park Rd., Muskallonge Lake, H-37 H-407). Then it's 4 1/2 more miles.  Open the Friday of Memorial Day weekend through September 30.

Toonerville Trolley

The TOONERVILLE TROLLEY, an authentic narrow gauge railroad, takes you 5 1/2 miles through thick forest, the habitat of bear, deer, moose, gray wolf, and many types of birds. At the end of the train line is your first view of the beautiful Tahquamenon River, where the riverboat is boarded for a 21 mile cruise down the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. A must do for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts.   1-888-77-TRAIN


Whitefish Point Lighthouse & Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, Michigan, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior.

Tahquamenon Logging Museum

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum and Nature Study, located just 1 1/2 miles North of Newberry Michigan, invites you to come to their museum and park to explore the original buildings and memorabilia from lumberjack days of the past. Come and see the original C.C.C. buildings full of old photos, models and original logging equipment. Eat a real lumberjack's breakfast in the Authentic Cookshack made over a wood stove with home made care and goodness.

Seney National Wildlife Refuge

The Seney National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 95,212 acres of wilderness, swamps, islands, and lakes. Animals abound and thrive within the safe haven of this refuge. Beautiful Trumpeter Swans, osprey, deer, loons, moose, deer, turtles, geese, fish, eagles, and more will welcome your visit!  Click here for more information and the monthly activity calendar at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

North Country Trail

The North Country Trail is a National Scenic trail that will stretch 4600 miles when complete— across seven states, from New York to North Dakota.  In the Eastern Upper Peninsula, The North Country Trail goes through Mackinac and Luce Counties and starting from St. Ignace passes through the Hiawatha National Forest, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Muskallonge Lake State park and Lake Superior State Forest.  Click here for trail maps in our area .

Garlyn Zoological Park

Located on US2 East of Naubinway,  come on out and walk in the pines and see the variety of animals which include both native (black bear, wolf, bobcat, whitetail deer, cougar, otter, raccoon, skunk) and exotic animals from around the world (camel, wallaby, patagonian cavy, reindeer) and many more.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of the Lake Superior shoreline beckon visitors to explore this 73,000 acre park. Located in the center of the Upper Peninsula, visit this site for more details.

Big Springs "Kitch-iti-kipi"

North on M-149, 11 miles from US-2. Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest spring. Visit this page for more information