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Event Name:
CAMBr Safari to Copper Harbor

Event Type(s):
Road Trip

CAMBr will travel to Copper Harbor MI for the July 4th holiday. Copper Harbor is in the Keweenaw area of the Upper Peninsula about 450 miles from Chicago.

Copper Harbor boasts some of the best riding in the Midwest, with something for everyone. Trails funnel back into town, which makes logistics easy.

Individuals and families will enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Hiking, paddleboarding, kayaking, road riding etc are available as well. In the past, Copper Harbor has hosted a parade and fireworks on July 4th.

Pick which dates work for you and make your own accommodations, some suggestions in the area can be found on
Fanny Hooe and Ft. Wilkins State Park are the closest campgrounds.

Keep in mind, Copper Harbor is a small town, with small amenities. It is suggested that you plan to bring food and drink or plan to purchase it on your way up. Pat’s in Hancock is a good choice for groceries.

Jerry Stoeckigt will be the CAMBr contact while in Copper Harbor and can be reached at: 312-925-2303.

Please post up any questions that you have!

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