Lake Superior Waterfront Property For Sale! This property has 226+/- feet of frontage, and is located in north-western Baraga County about seven miles north of the Village of Baraga, and seventeen miles south of the City of Houghton. Because of its convenient location between Baraga and Houghton Counties, this property can be a starting point for those seeking outdoor activities, as well as those who want to attend diverse cultural events offered by the Universities, Theatre, and Galleries a short drive away. This area lies along the western side of Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay. An area that was a campground for native Americans, explorers, trappers, prospectors, and missionaries on their journeys along the southern shore of Lake Superior, this area is full of history. Not far to the south of this property is The Sand Point Archeology Site. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and contains 19.5 acres of land containing the remains of a village and 12 burial mounds. Ancient artifacts over 1000 years old have been discovered there, including relics of the Mississippi Basin, which suggests a wide trading network. The Old Sand Point Lighthouse was constructed in 1878 and has been inactive since 1922. The New Sand Point Light is located in the Ojibwa Recreation Area in the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. The Father Frederic Baraga Shrine, Restaurants, Motels, Grocery Stores, and a Casino are just a few miles away. There is a million dollar view in all seasons across the deep waters of the Lake Superior from this parcel, and on many days you can see freighters silently cruise by in the distance. This property has a level terrain, and there is a gentle slope down to a sand/rock beach. The shoreline is a great place to find agates and driftwood. You can wade, swim, and launch your canoe or kayak from this parcel and paddle along the shores to experience the scenic beauty of Keweenaw Bay, that includes wide sandy beaches to high stone bluffs. Lake Superior fishing can also take place right off the shore! Keweenaw Bay has excellent angling for Lake trout, as well as Chinook and Coho salmon, Brown trout, and Steelhead, and there is a Marina just seven miles to the south. A mile+ to the west is access to thousands of acres of Copper County State Forest lands for walk-in hunting, trapping, and river fishing. If you are a winter enthusiast, there are over 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the County, as well as a cross-country ski trail. Access to this parcel is by a county maintained road, and there is power and telephone available at the road side. If you are looking for a beautiful residential building spot to build your dream home or cabin, come and see this parcel!
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