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EagleRiver/County Seat

Keweenaw County Courthouse

Where M-26 bends west after the falls and bridge, continue up the hill for one block. Open weekdays.


School House/Township Hall

There is a small playground located in the Township Hall yard.

This facility can be rented. Contact the clerk at 906-337-1970


Eagle River Falls

As you pass over the M-26 bridge across the Eagle River gorge, park and look upstream for a view of the waterfall and the old dam of the Lake Superior Fuse Company.


First of two Historic bridges (above now a walking bridge with parking area) to view the falls.


The lower bridge (shown above) is undergoing restoration.

Eagle River Beach

Travel down mainstreet and turn right to the Eagle River Beach. There are picnic tables and a public changing room/restroom facility at the beach.





Historic mining town, church, blacksmith shop and general store. Lodging available nearby.

Open house at the Blacksmith Shop in Phoenix (2009)


Cliff Mine                                    1890's                                                                    2010


10 Foot - The Ol' Swimming Hole (Taken during spring thaw)



Historic mining town, home to the Central Mine Reunion and historic church built in 1868




Lots are available for purchase at the cemetery. Call the Houghton Township office at 906-337-1970 or the clerk at 906-337-2006 for more information.


Food, lodging, general store, and shops.