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Fort Wilkins Foot Trail

Fort Wilkins State Park

Cross Country Ski Fort Wilkins Foot TrailHike Fort Wilkins Foot Trail

Trail Distance:

Trail Length: 4 (Miles)

Features:

Hiking: Running the perimeter of the park and connecting the various Fort buildings, these trails also provide scenic views of Lake Superior and Lake Fanny Hooe. These trails are open to biking.

Cross Country Ski: Trails are groomed for cross country skiing

Fort Wilkins State Park:

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park offers camping and day use facilities and features a restored 1844 military outpost and one of the first lighthouses on Lake Superior. Restoration work and development began in the 1930s. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the history of the Keweenaw Peninsula fort.

A whole slate of special events and programs are scheduled through the summer to help visitors learn more about this unique location. Please check the DNR Calendar for upcoming events at this location and at all state parks and recreation areas.

The Estivant Pines, a stand of virgin white pines, and The Delaware Mine, an old copper mine with guided tours, are located near the park. Brockway Mountain Drive offers scenic views of Lake Superior, various inland lakes and panoramic views of the rugged Keewenaw Penninsula. Waterfalls, shipwrecks with charter dives and Copper Harbor with museums, shops and restaurants are all nearby. Day trips to Isle Royale are available with a local boat service. Sunset cruises are available on the Lighthouse Boat Tour and the Isle Royale Queen

Click to see the Fort Wilkins-Foot Trail Map

Information courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources

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