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Menominee County offers 675,840 acres of outdoor activities and breathtaking beauty. All of
this pristine acreage offers the outdoors and hunting enthusiast endless opportunities. State
land, for the individual sportsman, and private land (made available for rent), increase the
likelihood of a successful hunt. Whether it be bow, rifle or muzzle loading, hunters enjoy a variety of seasons from turkey and
bear to the ever bountiful deer season.
With the Menominee River on the west and Lake Michigan's Green Bay on the east, Menominee County is almost a peninsula.
Over 125 miles of shore border its southern boundary. The Bay of Green Bay provides excellent yachting as well as fresh water
and ice fishing. Our local waterways have 6+ shipwrecks that offer great opportunities for any scuba diver to visit and enjoy
Specially groomed trails and dormant logging roads allow snowmobile access to the county's vast wilderness outback. With
restaurants and lodging in the Powers/Spalding areas, this provides an excellent hub for snowmobile enthusiasts burning with
the desire to ride the open trails as far north as Copper Harbor.
Cross country skiing, ATV trails and extensive camping are just a few more featured activities. With skiing at Cedar River
Pathway and ATV paths at Forest Island Trail, visitors and residents capitalize on the opportunity for relaxation and enjoyment.
Camping and recreation are abundant in our wonderful State and County Parks. Incredible rapids and waterfall sites are not
to be missed when touring the area.
Menominee County is not only a remarkable place to play but a wonderful place to raise a family
and work. Career opportunities range from engineering and medical to legal and technology
professions. Employment opportunities are growing while business building opportunities greatly benefit from the support of
such critical components as our full instrumented all weather landing systems, interstate highways, deep water ports and rail.
Menominee County continually strives to provide economic incentives for new and growing businesses of all sizes, please
contact our county administration office for additional information.
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Rich and inviting are both the spirit and opportunities of Menominee County. Ever striving to provide excellence
in economic growth and development while maintaining our exceptional northwoods experience. Activities
abound in this haven of wildlife and wonder, come experience all that Menominee County has to offer you.