Information and links about Luce County, Michigan businesses, organizations and recreational resources. The communities to Luce County include: Deer Park, Dollarville, Helmer, Manistique Lakes, McMillan, Newberry, Pine Stump Junction and Soo Junction. Luce County’s “Big Two-Hearted River” inspired Ernest Hemmingway’s short story by the same name.
PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS: Located in the heart of the eastern Upper Peninsula’s major recreational attractions, Luce County’s hotels, motels, and restaurants are within 60 miles of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Fayette State Park, Seney Wildlife Refuge, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Whitefish Shipwreck Museum, King’s Club, Vegas Kewadin, Kewadin Shores Casinos; Soo Locks, and Mackinac Island and Bridge. Within Luce County are nearly 300,000 acres of public lands, nearly 15,000 acres of inland lakes, 658 miles of rivers and streams, including Hemingway’s Big Two Hearted River, 31 miles of agate strewn Lake Superior shoreline, Upper Tahquamenon Falls (second largest fall east of the Mississippi), recreational harbor facilities at Little Lake on Lake Superior, over 200 miles of snowmobile trails, over 20 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, Tahquamenon Logging Museum, Museum of Native American Arts and Crafts, Luce County Historical Museum, Newberry Country Club’s golf course. Tahquamenon Fall Nordic Invitational, Superior Circle Sled Dog Race, Polka Festival, Ole Time Music Jamboree, Lumberjack Days, Original Michigan Fiddler’s Jamboree, and Luce-West Mackinac County Fair.