Celebrating 75 Years!

Hard work and advocacy by many, from local businessman Raymond Dick to Michigan Governor Harry Kelly and president Franklin D. Roosevelt secured “the great uncut,” the ancient forests of the Porcupine Mountains, for future generations.

It All Started with a Fishing Trip

It happened on about the third or fourth cast. Bud Dick was standing on a shelf of rock that sloped down and vanished in the dark water of the pool. Above him the river came frothing and raging in through a short steep chute. Fifty yards below it spilled out again in a three-foot drop.