Enjoy this beautiful Lake Superior beach at Seven Mile Point -- open this weekend; free one-day family pass available. (Keweenaw Now file photo)
CALUMET, AHMEEK -- Seven Mile Point (SMP) is open today, Friday, July 4, and will be open Saturday,and Sunday this weekend, from Noon - Sunset each day. For this weekend, one-day free passes/flyers are available at the North Woods Conservancy (NWC) Visitor Center, located in the Ahmeek Streetcar Station, downstairs next to the ice cream window.
The pass is just what it says -- a one day pass, to be presented to the SMP Host, who will write the day's date on the sheet and hand it back. It can't be re-used, and limit is one pass per family.
Click here if you wish to sign up to host on weekends at either the Visitor Center or Seven Mile Point.
You can join NWC or renew your membership by clicking here.
Help NWC protect Seven Mile Point and other great Keweenaw natural areas -- $10/month or whatever you can give; your support is needed in July.
Lastly, a great big Smile for the Amazon Smile program, which gives 0.5 percent of sales to the charity of your choice. The North Woods Conservancy is a registered charity on Amazon now, so next time you shop online, go to smile.amazon.com, search for the North Woods Conservancy, choose NWC, and Amazon will donate each time you shop. Such a win - win.
July Visitor Center Hours: Noon - 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. most week days.
To learn more about NWC, click here.