Local Area Attractions
Newberry Local Attractions: Newberry Tourism Association
"Visit Newberry - The official Moose Capital of Michigan." There are many natural attractions that may be enjoyed any time of year, as well as special seasonal attractions. Travel in automobile, bicycle, train, boat, cross country skis, snowmobiling or on foot depending on the season. Phone: 1-800-831-7292 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Canoe Trips at the Mouth of the Two Hearted River Located 35 Miles North of KOA Newberry
The Two Hearted River immortalized by Ernest Hemmingway for its beauty and wilderness is unmatched by most other rivers which you have canoed before. Your canoe trip will take you through the heart of the wilderness of northern Luce County, where the wildlife and beauty are there to meet you around every bend. Trips range from a few hours to three days or more.
Phone (906) 658-3357
The Woods Canoe Rental
Enjoy a relaxing and scenic trip down the upper Tahquamenon River. Experience the natural beauty of the river and its wildlife.
Located 13 miles North of Newberry On M-123
River Trips Daily 7am - 6 pm
Paradise/Whitefish Point Attractions: Tahquamenon Falls Located 52 Miles North of KOA Newberry
Located in the heart of Tahquamenon Falls State Park, the Tahquamenon Falls are one of the largest east of the Mississippi. The Upper Falls has a drop of nearly 50 feet, is over 200 feet across, and can propel a maximum flow of more than 50,000 gallons of water a second. The Lower Falls, located four miles downstream, is a smaller cascading waterfall. It can be viewed from the river or from an island that is accessible by rowboat.
Local Area Activities
Bringing your dirt bike or 4-wheeler to our KOA is A-OK! You can drive your machine right from your site to the trail head where there are miles and miles of trails. There is also a Moto-cross track just down the road 2 miles. ORV/ATV Trail Maps http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365_15070-38330--,00.html Michigan Off-road handbook http://www.offroad-ed.com/mi/handbook/
You can also rent Side by Sides and 4-Wheeler right next door to the KOA
There are many trails everywhere! http://www.upperpeninsulaonline.com/html/hiking.html - The North Country National Scenic Trail is America's longest national scenic trail, stretching 4,600 miles. http://northcountrytrail.org/