When In Town Look Around!



Our home for the Michigan Ice Festival has always been Munising, a quaint town nestled on the southern shore of Lake Superior.  The town features several unique shops offering climbers and their families a taste of good ole middle America.  Lots of businesses are strong supporters of our event, so after your climb stop in and say hello and thank them for helping to make Munising and the Ice Fest so special!


Munising Visitors Bureau

Munising is located in Alger Country, one of the most scenic areas in Michigan. Our area offers unique attractions year-round. Spring and summer activities include camping, backpacking, golf, boating, sandy beaches, and inland lake activities. Attractions abound in the UP, with Pictured Rocks, Horseshoe Falls, Hiawatha National Forest, and many more! In the fall you can enjoy the spectacular view while Michigan’s forests turn colors; millions of bright red, orange, and yellow leaves will take your breath away. In the winter enjoy snowmobiling, ice fishing, and skiing. We invite you to join us in the middle of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a fun, friendly, good time. Looking for information on the area?  This is your spot to find it!

Other activities to enjoy while you’re in town Nordic Skiing Valley Spur, a favorite Alger County destination is located on M-94 approximately 5 miles from
Munising in the Hiawatha National Forest. The 45 km cross country ski trail system is groomed daily or as the need arises from December through March so that the trails are always ready. All trails are groomed for both skate and classic skiing.
Snowshoeing Winter at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore brings solitude and beauty to the north woods. The benefits of snowshoeing are many, including the opportunity to see nature in a relatively deserted environment. With dozens of waterfalls and towering cliffs, Pictured Rocks is a snowshoer’s paradise.

Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center
A historic building featuring a self guided tour about the local history and a narrated 13 minute video of the local fishing industry and Pictured Rocks.