Miners Memorial Heritage Park, Ironwood

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Promoting the Miners Memorial Heritage Park and local history, nature & recreation.

Organizer of the "Art in the Park" outdoor art exhibition in the Miners Park, June 28 to July 26, 2014. Over $2,800 awarded to competing artists.

Following the iron ore mining boom at the turn of 20th century, the mines forming the nucleus of the city of Ironwood were abandoned. The mining sites returned to nature and were locally known as the “caves”; long settled depressions or subsidence in the ground.

The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park volunteers have created a park where the mines once operated.

Celebrating the miners and mining history that created this region. Trails for walking, running, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.

Donations appreciated. Mailing Address:

Friends of the Miners Park

P.O. Box 52

Ironwood, MI 49938

“Dedicated to those who toiled underground to work these mines. Many died in the darkness so future generations could live in the light.”

Check out the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park at http://fmmhp.com and https://www.facebook.com/groups/fmmhp/ to become a friend of the park.


“We want to hear from you! We welcome all comments offered in the spirit of civil conversation.

We will delete comments and posts that are malicious, libelous, abusive or threatening; spam, commercial solicitations or self-promoting material; that contain false information, profanity or are irrelevant to the topic of discussion.

FMMHP is also required to remove any express or implied statement endorsing or opposing any political party or candidate for political office.” - FMMHP Board Approved
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  • The park is restored from the mining experience. Nice trails. Other displays. Historical objects, too.  more »
  • Great place to walk. Bring bug spray. Especially interesting when the art projects are on display. There are several alternate paths of various lengths.  more »
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