Motorcycle touring along Lake Superior.
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One of Marquette's 77 waterfalls!
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Mountain bikers on Marquette's south trails
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A Kayaker plunges down Dead River Falls
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Carp River Falls
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Golfing

Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course

353 Gentz Road
Marquette, MI 49855
(906)249-1002
Gentz’s Homestead Facebook Page

Tucked away in Beaver Grove, just outside of Marquette, is a fine jewel of a golf course. Everybody is welcome at the Homestead. Many beginners fall in love with the game here, many low handicappers end up giving a nod to the Homesteads deceptive toughness. Great layout, beautiful woods, and immaculate greens in a friendly, casual environment. Stop by for a round at The Homestead! 

A professionally designed course including driving range, nine golf holes and club and cart rental. Lessons available in spring. Total course measures 3,330 yards and is par 36.

NMU Golf Course

Northern Michigan University
125 Chocolay Downs Drive
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-3111
www.nmu.edu/golfcourse

Open to the public, the NMU Golf Course is an 18-hole course measuring more than 6,800 yards. The picturesque course was designed by award winning golf architects Jerry Matthews and Bruce Matthews III. Design features include water hazards, rolling terrain and beautiful wooded areas. Among other amenities, NMU Golf Course offers rentals, a beverage cart, driving range and free internet access. Competitive rates add even more appeal to this fun and challenging course. The par 72 course provides an enjoyable day of golf for players of all levels. 

Marquette Golf Club

1075 Grove Street
Marquette, MI 49855
(906)225-0721
www.marquettegolfclub.com

The original nine holes were designed by William Langford and Theodore Moreau in 1926, and the second nine were added by David Gill in 1969. The front nine sprawls out over gently rolling terrain and is notable for its imaginative green complexes and classic beauty. The back nine takes the player into more dramatic slopes offering views of Lake Superior and a challenging finish to a thoroughly enjoyable round of golf.

A championship 18-hole course, PGA golf pro, driving range, food and beverage service and much more. Lessons are available. Pro course measures 6,620 yards and is par 71. The men’s course is 5,5887 yards is par 71 while the women’s course measures 5,161 yards and is par 73.

Greywalls

1075 Grove Street
Marquette, MI 49855
(906)225-0721
www.marquettegolfclub.com

The Greywalls course is a part of the Marquette Golf Club, which has been a traditional venue for golf in this part of the U.P. since its establishment in 1926. Greywalls joined the Heritage course and give the popular club 36 holes of fun and challenging golf.

Greywalls spans over 230 acres combining views of Lake Superior with natural rock outcroppings. One of the most enticing visuals occurs even before taking the driver out of the bag at the first tee- a breathtaking view of Lake Superior that includes Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore some 55 miles to the east. The rest of the round is downhill from there, because at 380 feet the tee is the second highest playable point above the lake. The first six holes drop down, highlighted by two dramatic holes, the 312-yard No. 5 and the 185-yard No. 6. A 60-foot wall of granite, which partly accounts for the course name, protrudes from the right side of the fifth green. The sixth features a ravine with three tee boxes more than 40 feet below the championship tee and the green. It is one of the most sensational par-3 holes in golf. The lake comes back into view on the seventh tee and then the ninth green.

The back nine arguably offers some stronger play. While lake views and more outcroppings come into play on the 10th, 16th, 17th, and 18th holes, the best stretch of pure golf holes is found on 12 thru 14. These holes feature sandy soil, rolling fairways and strategic bunkering and green placement. This is also the longest stretch of holes on the course.

Red Fox Run Golf Course

217 Fifth St
Gwinn, MI 49841
(906)346-7010
www.redfoxrun.com/index.php

Red Fox Run has been designed to implement all aspects of the game. The holes carefully blend rolling fairways, rich woodlands, and scenic wildlife. It is a challenging but playable course, and offers a panoramic golf experience. We have one of the premier golf courses in the Upper Peninsula and are dedicated to providing a level of service that will ensure an enjoyable experience.

Wawonowin

3432 County Road 478
Champion, MI 49814
(906)485-1435
http://wawonowin.com/

Mining executives established Wawonowin in 1896. The name “Wawonowin” was chosen because of the howling winds which blew in the valley where the greens were located. Wawonowin is a Chippewa (Ojibwa) word that loosely translates as “Wind Through the Trees”. The current golf course replaced the former 60 acre Ishpeming Nelson Mine site in 1967-68 due to caving ground from mining activities. Wawonowin is a full service country club featuring 18 holes of challenging and enjoyable golf. Wawonowin is renowned for some of the best-kept greens in the U.P. Wawonowin Country Club is owned and governed by its members. The front nine course and current clubhouse were designed and built by Wawonowin members. The back nine course was designed and built in the mid-1970′s. The last major course renovation was done in 1995 by the architectural firm Childs & Associates. Today, the 210 acre golf course is a paradise to approximately 400 members, and is home to an abundant variety of wildwood, wildlife, and green space.