The Ford Center, Research Forest and Conference Center is located 8 miles south of L'Anse Michigan on U.S.
Highway 41, in the heart of the extensive hardwood forests of Michigan's western Upper Peninsula.
Only forty scenic miles from the campus of Michigan Technological University, the Ford Center is a
4,547 acre facility for research and education pursuant to the overall mission of the School of Forest
Resources and Environmental Science.
Physical facilities are designed to accommodate programs of education,
research, and service. A modern dormitory and related facilities provide year-round housing capability for 94
people. A dining hall, four classrooms, a large conference/meeting room, and office buildings provide support