Michigan vacant land property for sale! This wooded property is located in covington township, north of the village covington, which is in south-western baraga county. With the nearby villages of watton and nestoria, this upper peninsula community holds numerous cultural and recreational events throughout the year, and is a year-round outdoor recreational haven! The area was first settled by french-canadian loggers around 1885. Finnish settlers started arriving in 1898, and farming became more prevalent, but logging continued to be an important occupation. Crop and dairy farming, and logging are still done in the area today. Covington is known for its historical museum, and for a beautiful 1900s art-deco/finnish style church that was designed by a chicago art institute professor, which is open to the public. About three+ miles from the property is the covington multi-purpose building - the large covered pavilion hosts many outdoor activities in the summer months. One of these popular events is an annual july-daylong finnish music festival which features musicians playing finnish inspired music, meals, and tours. In the winter the pavilion is a skating/hockey rink. There's also a ski-hill with a tow-rope there, for skiing, sledding, and snowboarding. Just about 4+/- miles to the north-west, via the section 16, and plains road, is access to thousands of acres of copper country state forest lands for walk-in fishing, trapping, and hunting. The area is known for super hunting, with black bear, bobcat, coyote, raccoon, red fox, red squirrel, ruffed grouse, varying hare, and whitetail deer sighted regularly. Where the kelsey creek crosses the plains road is a great spot to launch a canoe or fishing boat and cast for some fine trout or bass. Beautiful tibbets falls is just a short distance past this river crossing. (where the plains road takes a sharp right turn, there is a post at this spot where a trail road leads to a parking area at the end of the road and the beginni
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