Friday, June 08, 2012

Hunter's Point guided hike and Copper Harbor Marina Open House to welcome visitors June 9

View of Hunter's Point from Copper Harbor. (Keweenaw Now file photo)

COPPER HARBOR -- Copper Harbor residents Dick Powers and Alex Protzel will lead a guided hike of Hunter’s Point from the trail head at the Copper Harbor Marina at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9.  The relatively easy hike should last between one and one and a half hours. Refreshments will be available. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is holding a Statewide Marina Open House at the Marina between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Visitors are welcome to tour the Marina and check out the amenities offered.

"Hunter's Point is a prime location to observe natural history, birds, plants and animals, excellent geology structure, and whatever else these beveled edges are inclined to reveal to the visitor." -- Description by the late Jim Rooks, naturalist and eco-tour guide.

For more information Visit or call Fort Wilkins State Park at 906-289-4215.

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