America's Scenic Byways

Copper Country Trail

47 miles - Take 60 minutes to drive the byway one-way or two to four days to see the entire byway.

Pure copper! In Michigan's northern wilderness you will find the legacy of a mining boom that produced over ten billion pounds of copper that assisted a nation’s growth. Today, the story of the Copper Country is told in the historic downtowns, mine shafthouses, and through the history of the people.