Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to many of the Midwest’s most treasured wildlife species. From playful otters to wily wolves, blue racer snakes and towering moose, from reclusive cougars to gregarious red squirrels, from quick-as-a-blink whitetail deer to plodding painted turtles you can spy hundreds of insects, mammals, reptiles, fish and birds in our wilderness. 


The U.P. is on the migratory bird path, making it an exciting place to see nearly 400 different species including such rarities as boreal owls, jaegers and Kirtland’s warblers. Peak bird watching (and listening) seasons are spring and… Learn More