Includes Rapid River, Fayette, Garden
Peninsula, Garden Corners,
Lodging, Cabins, Cottages, B&B's, Businesses, Attractions and Recreation at the south edge of the Hiawatha National Forest by Big Bay de Noc (Map)
Hiawatha Resort and the Midway General Store, deep in the Hiawatha National Forest at N251 Forest Highway 13. Phone 906-573-2933. About 25 miles north of Garden Corners, on Blue Lake. 6 rental cabins. Open year round. Cabins sleep from 3 to 6. Canoes and fishing boats with cabins. On the snowmobile and ATV trails. Fishing boat will be placed on any of the over 100 lakes within 10 miles of the resort.
Jack Pine Lodge, Resort, and Campground is located 20 minutes northwest of Manistique in the Hiawatha National Forest. Campground offers 27 sites with electric and water hook-ups, new shower house, and designated horse sites. Six 1-3 bedroom cabins. Wi-Fi. On the ORV and Snowmobile trail. Gas available. Bar and Grill open daily at noon. Jack Pine Lodge, 5350N State HWY M-94 , Manistique, MI 49854. Phone: (906) 573-2414
Kenbuck Resort, 14844 LL Road, Wetmore, MI 49895. Phone (906) 573-2237 or 1-877-KENBUCK for reservations. Kenbuck is a great sportsman's resort with 5 housekeeping cabins. These secluded cabins are deep in the Hiawatha National Forest, 100 lakes within 10 miles of the cabins, outstanding fishing and hunting, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Close to the Pine Marten Run, 10 miles north of Manistique.
New Listing: Whispering Pines Resort offers 5 rental cabins on the shores of Thunder Lake surrounded by the Hiawatha National Forest. Cabins have 2 bedrooms with a wood-burning fireplace in one cabin. Wi-Fi. Satellite TV. Direct trail access to ATV and snowmobile trails. Great spot for year round outdoor fun or just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful setting on Thunder Lake. Nightly or weekly rentals. Pet Friendly 11639W Ramsdam Road, Manistique, MI 49854. Phone: 906-573-2480
White Fawn Lodge and Cabins and the Forest Glen General Store. Phone: 906-573-2999. Located on Town Lake in the heart of the Hiawatha National Forest, 23 miles north of Nahma Junction. N1871 Federal Forest Highway 13, Wetmore, MI 49895. Cabins have 2-4 bedrooms with full kitchens and the Lodge contains rooms and suites with microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Private sand beach. Excellent fishing. Great spot for the outdoor enthusiast. On the snowmobile trails.
Fayette Historic Village, Fayette was once one of the Upper Peninsula's most productive iron-smelting operations. After the Civil War, Fayette grew up around two blast furnaces, a large dock and several charcoal kilns. Nearly five hundred residents lived in and near the town that existed to make pig iron. Today, visitors to Fayette State Park see nineteen structures including several public and commercial buildings, residences which housed the people of Fayette, and the stabilized ruins of the furnace complex.
Indian Lake, the fourth largest inland lake in the Upper Peninsula with an area of 8,400 acres. It is 6 miles long and 3 miles wide. The area around Indian Lake State Park is a playground for the sportsman and outdoor enthusiast. The Hiawatha National Forest and Lake Superior State Forest offer unlimited opportunities for hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and berry picking. Two modern campgrounds offer the camper a wide choice of campsites
The Village Artisans of Garden is a delightful Art Gallery filled with fine arts and crafts created by Upper Peninsula Artists. Enjoy the beautiful paintings, photography, pottery, weaving, jewelry, fabrics, metal creations, wood turning, baskets, glass blowing, stained glass, home made jams, interesting books, plus much more. The Garden Art Gallery is open daily from Mid-May through Mid-October. Located between Escanaba and Manistique, 8 miles south of US-2. Turn south at Garden Corners on Highway M-183 to the town of Garden, Michigan. Phone 906-644-2025
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