There are countless recreational opportunities in Alger County. The Central Upper Peninsula offers a wide variety of lifestyle related "things to do". Here you will find just a few of the more popular recreation options. Please Contact Us if you have any questions or would like to see more information added to this page!
Cross Country Skiing
Valley Spur is a 27 mile long trail system that is open from December to March. For more information, please visit
The Valley Spur Website.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore also has many miles of amazing trails. For more information: Contact PRNL.
Boating & Fishing
The City of Munising has a well maintained marina, as well as a boat launch at the west end of Munising (also known as Brown's Addition). Miles of rivers and streams as well as inland lakes offer unparalleled fishing opportunities throughout Alger County. You can fish on your own or book a trip with a Lake Superior charter fishing boat! Please contact us today if you have any questions about local boating or fishing regulations. We have several maps and are ready to help you plan your adventure!
Whether you're looking for a full service campground or a more rustic out of the way setting, we've got you covered. Hike through the PRNL with a camping permit, or seek out a secluded inland lake campsite. Check out our Maps Page for camping locations in Alger County. Also, click on the Business Directory Link on the left-hand side of this website (and scroll down to Campgrounds) for more information on full service campgrounds. Call us with any questions!
Did you know Alger County has miles and miles of amazing mountain bike and road bike adventure? It's true!! Hiawatha's National Forests' Valley Spur, Brunos Run and Grand Island provide beautiful scenic trails.
The hiking opportunities in Alger County are too numerous to list without their own website! We have dozens of maps for FREE for you to review at the Fuzzy Boyak Welcome Center. Please take a minute to stop in, say hello and talk to us about your next hiking adventure. We've even been known to share the secret spots the maps won't show you!
The Pictured Rocks Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole golf course designed for all skill levels. Please check their website out if you're looking for a peaceful, friendly spot to shoot a round of golf.
Alger Parks and Recreation
The Alger Parks and Recreation Department organizes many events and helps to foster an active lifestyle throughout our community. Please visit their website for more information.
So much more!
If you aren't seeing something that interests you on this page, please Contact Us. We'll be happy to talk to you about other recreational options in Alger County.