Ironwood City Parks
Michigan's Iron Belle Trailhead!
Downtown Ironwood's Depot Park is home to the Depot Museum, park pavilion and marks the beginning of Michigan's Iron Belle Trail. Have a cookout or schedule your event at the pavilion today! Depot Park is also home ground for Festival Ironwood and the Depot Farmers and Artisans Market. Inside the Depot itself is located the Ironwood Area Historical Society and Ironwood Chamber of Commerce.
Skiing, Mountain Biking, Scenic Overlook, Frisbee Golf
Mt. Zion is Located on the campus of Gogebic Community College and owned and operated by the college. Open to the public, the Mt. Zion complex also serves as a laboratory for the college's nationally recognized Ski Area Management Program. Mt. Zion is well-known for very reasonable ski rates, numerous "Learn to Ski and Snowboard Programs" for children, and our very own, snow-tubing park. Enjoy beautiful vistas, mountain biking, and Frisbee golf in the summer.
Miners Memorial Heritage Park
A Tribute to the Legends of Ironwood!
Occupying a landscape that in former times was crisscrossed by iron mines and attendant support buildings, the Miner’s Memorial Heritage Park is a regional destination park that offers a wide variety of silent and motorized recreational opportunities. You can cross-county ski, snowshoe, hike, bike, ATV, and snowmobile within the boundaries of the Miner’s Park. This park also connects the neighborhoods and the city trails to the regional Iron Belle Trail. Click the link to see the Miner’s Memorial Heritage Park
Camping and RV
Curry Park provides camping sites and full RV hookups in a convenient location just of U.S. Highway 2 in Ironwood. It is located next to the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, providing access to U.S. 2 businesses, waterfalls, and trails.
Historic Norrie Park
Built as one of the areas Civilian Conservation Corps camps, during the Great Depression, Norrie Park is today a treasured activity destination with hiking and biking trails, Ironwood community gardens, a Montreal river walk, playground, pavilion, and picnic tables and grills.
Playground and Band Shell
Longyear is a beautiful and well-maintained park, complete with playground, basketball hoops, and walking trail. The Mathias Holemo Band Shell hosts summer concerts by the Gogebic Range Band. Longyear is easily accessible from Ironwood’s downtown and the regional trail.
Downtown Pocket Park
Flower Garden in the Heart of Downtown!
Ironwood’s Pocket Park, directly in the center of downtown Ironwood, is a beautiful place to sit, relax and enjoy the historic and vibrant downtown setting.
Downtown Art Park
Art and Culture on Main Street!
Developed in 2015 as part of a local crowdfunding effort, Ironwood’s Art Park was established to allow for the public display of outdoor art in the heart of the downtown art district! The park is directly across the street from the Historic Ironwood Theatre, the Downtown Art Place, and Art Studios on Aurora. Also hosting musical performances, the Art Park is an important addition to the downtown cultural center.
Worlds Tallest Indian Statue!
Hiawatha is one of Ironwood's most iconic landmarks. Built in 1964 as a tourist attraction, this fiberglass statue has looked out over the range for decades.
Lake & Ayer Street Playground
Small but Diverse!
This playground is located at the corner of Lake Street and Ayer Street has features newly built playground equipment, basketball hoop and swings. Easily entertaining for all ages!
Gogebic Country Club
18 Hole Golf Course
The Gogebic County Club features a full 18-hole course, playing 6,030 yards of golf for a par of 71. Gogebic Country Club course rating is 67.0 and it has a slope rating of 113. Built in 1922, the beautifully constructed stone clubhouse boasts three stone fireplaces, full bar and lounge, and provides a scenic view of the course and surrounding landscape.
Riverside Hike and Snowshoe
Starting at either the Pure Michigan Welcome Center or Riverside Cemetery, this trail offers a short one mile hike through the Riverside Cemetery and along the Montreal River.
Peterson Tennis Courts
New Tennis Courts
Located just one block from Longyear Park, the Peterson tennis courts provide two fenced-in full courts for exciting tennis action. The courts are adjacent to Riverside Cemetery and the River Walk Trail.
Hiawatha Skate Park
Between Hiawatha and Downtown
Krznarich Little League Field
T-Ball through Little League
This regulation Little League field includes bleachers, a concession stand, restroom facilities, and playground equipment. It is located on the corner of Vaughn and Day Streets.