Gitche Gumee Landing
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202 Ontonagon Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Welcome to Gitche Gumme Landing
Home of Red Metal Minerals, Upper Peninsula Candle Company, Caledonia Mine
Open all year
Upper Peninsula Candle & Gift Company
Upper Peninsula Candle Company located in Gitche Gumee Landing. Come see us for highly-scented, long-burning candles in unique containers, votives and tea lights, all made here. Our candles come in over 40 wonderful fragrances in a variety of colors. Get 15 % off our featured fragrance in the store.
The gift shop includes wall hangings, vases and bowls made from Onyx and Marble as well as local souvenirs. There are also unique jewelry items made from Petoskey Stones, Agates, Greenstones and Copper. We carry a nice selection of Jody Coyote and Silver Fox Jewelry. We are adding new items all the time! We have a nice selection of children’s t-shirts, books and gifts focusing on animals and all things of the "north".
Red Metal Minerals
Located in Gitche Gumee Landing, carries a large variety of copper, datolite and local specimens, as well as minerals from around the world. Included are many unusual gift items, such as, Onyx Chess Sets, Amethyst Cathedrals, Agate Slabs and Bookends of all sorts. We have some very spectacular mineral specimens for the serious collector and anyone who enjoys the beauty of what Mother Nature has created. We also have a variety of books written on the history and geology of copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Visit www.upcandle.net for highly scented candles in ceramic containers, rock candles, scented votives and tea lights.
Caledonia Copper Mining Co.
As seen on the Travel Channel’s Cash and Treasures.
Come see the mine and collect copper and other mineral specimens. For details check our website: www.caledoniamine.com or email Caledoniamine@charter.net for collecting and tour dates.
Visit the ongoing project of the Michigan DNR and Michigan Tech University:
Reintroduction of Lake Sturgeon
Visit the hatchery of Lake Sturgeon yearly at Gitche Gumme Landing, May until September. See how they grow from newly hatched eggs to approximately 7" in length when released into the Ontonagon River. Free tours, register at the gift shop.
The following highways take you to Ontonagon: M-38, M-64 or US-45, turn on River Street. Follow River Street to the north end of town, turn left on Ontonagon Street; Gitche Gumme Landing is where Ontonagon Street ends at the Ontonagon River.