Longyear Park

Parks and Playgrounds

Ironwood is the quintessential small town—and places for kids and families to have fun and recreation are valued highly by our City and community. From the tennis courts and new playground equipment at Longyear park, to the newly resurfaced road to the Norrie park picnic areas, you will find Ironwood Parks to be outstanding places for children and families to have fun!

Ironwood Dog Park

Iron King Dog Park

The Ironwood Dog Park is a project of H.O.P.E. Animal Shelter and the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park, and located within the Miners Memorial Heritage Park within walking distance of H.O.P.E. The Ironwood Dog Park is funded by activity donations and suggested donations for dog park use.

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Longyear Park

Longyear Park

Playground and Band Shell Longyear is a beautiful and well-maintained park, complete with playground, basketball hoops, and walking trail. The Mathias Holemo Band Shell hosts summer concerts by the Gogebic Range Band. Longyear is easily accessible from Ironwood’s downtown and the regional trail.

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Norrie Park

Built as one of the areas Civilian Conservation Corps camps, during the Great Depression, Norrie Park is today a treasured activity destination with hiking and biking trails, Ironwood community gardens, a Montreal river walk, playground, pavilion, and picnic tables and grills.

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Art Park

Downtown Art Park

Art and Culture on Main Street! Developed in 2015 as part of a local crowdfunding effort, Ironwood’s Art Park was established to allow for the public display of outdoor art in the heart of the downtown art district! The park is directly across the street from the Historic Ironwood Theatre, the Downtown Art Place, and Art Studios on Aurora. Also hosting musical performances, the Art Park is an important addition to the downtown cultural center.

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Downtown Pocket Park

Flower Garden in the Heart of Downtown! Ironwood’s Pocket Park, directly in the center of downtown Ironwood, is a beautiful place to sit, relax and enjoy the historic and vibrant downtown setting.

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Hiawatha Park

Hiawatha Park

Hiawatha is one of Ironwood’s most iconic landmarks. Built in 1964 as a tourist attraction, this fiberglass statue has looked out over the range for decades.

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Gile Park

Gile Park

Picnic Area, Tables, Fire pits, Drinking Water Pavilion(rental fee) Rest Rooms, Changing Rooms, Slide & Swings Boat Launching Ramps, Fishing Camping only on Islands. Park Closes at 10 pm.

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Cary Park

Cary Park

Concession Stand, Restroom Softball Field, Volleyball Courts Bocce Ball, Horseshoe Pits Playground and Walking Trail.

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Bluff Valley Park

Bluff Valley Park

Bluff Valley Park is located on North Moore Street in Bessemer situated at the base of one of the bluffs that overlook the city. Park amenities include a pavilion with restroom and kitchen facilites available for rental, basketball and tennis courts, exercise equipment, children’s playground equipment, and plenty of open and wooded space to explore. Large trees line the park with a pond surrounded by a walking path which is connected to wooded trails which lead to the bluff that overlooks the park.

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Sunday Lake Park

Sunday Lake Park and Playground

Beautiful Sunday Lake is situated in the center of the city of Wakefield and is home to Sunday Lake Park (Eddy Park) and Campground. The park offers a comfortable sandy beach and swimming area, pavilions available or rent, a boat launch, and a large playground.

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