Chippewa County is located on the southern shore of Lake Superior and includes one city, one village and 15 townships. Chippewa County has a strong SERVICES: Building, Dental, Personal, Professional, Medical, Real Estate, Rental, Repair, etc./government sector employment base and a growing manufacturing base. The largest employer is the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The county covers 2,698 square miles, has 456 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, 34 inland lakes over 50 acres in size and nearly 458,000 acres of public recreation land.
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There are 11 marinas. There are seven first class golf courses. Chippewa County is the outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Recreational harbor facilities (Sault Ste. Marie and Whitefish Point on Lake Superior); 421 miles of shoreline along Lake Superior and the St. Mary's River; Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie - the world's largest and busiest locking system; Lower Tahquamenon Falls, near Paradise; Great Lakes Shipwreck Memorial Museum at Whitefish Point; Iroquois Point Lighthouse; Valley Camp Museum Ship, Sault Ste. Marie; Vegas Kewadin - the largest Indian gaming casino, Sault Ste. Marie; County offers 6 18-hole public golf courses.
National Forest Campgrounds:
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State Forest Pathways:
- Lower Tahquamenon Falls - 10 miles W of Paradise on M-123
- Tahquamenon Falls State Park/Trails - Located near Paradise, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, is the second largest state park in Michigan.
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