Easy walking distance from downtown Marquette's shopping district
Ice Cream stand near the Marina.
Marquette is home to miles and miles of public beaches.
Plenty of wild deer can be found throughout the park.
Marquette Michigan, the upper peninsula’s largest city with a population over 20,000 and the county of Marquette totaling closer to 70,000, offers an oasis in the woods with a long history. Because of it’s proximity to Lake Superior and it’s rich natural resources including iron ore and logging, the town has long been popular for both visitors and residents.
Marquette has much to offer for recreation in all seasons including hiking, biking, golf, Skiing - cross country and down hill, sledding, ice skating, shopping, photography, boating, swimming and so much more. Snowmobiling, hockey and hunting are also a big part of the Marquette area culture. Public access to soft sandy beaches is plentiful and well utilized during the summer months.
Marquette is home to Northern Michigan University which provides excellent educational opportunities as well as numerous entertainment options including division one college hockey. Other popular NMU sports include football and basketball. NMU’s large and diverse student body and faculty base also help keep a strong arts base in the community.
Marquette General Hospital is a major employer in town and provides regional care for the entire upper peninsula.