Quaint cottage located on the south side of Indian Lake, this property is well positioned to enjoy water sports, sunsets, fishing, or simply relax in the sun and listen to the water. Property is fully furnished; living room has electric fire place and provides one of the best sunset views on Indian Lake. Floor plan includes living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and small bathroom with shower. Includes cable TV and WiFi. Outside is a great place to sit and relax or fish and swim off the end of the dock. The driveway is shared with neighbors but there is plenty of parking directly behind the cabin. Room for you to park your boat or ATV. This is a cobblestone beach and has great swimming off the end of the dock.
While in Manistique be sure to check out the following attractions:
"Ride the Raft" at Kitch-iti-kipi" (Big Spring)-Two hundred feet across, the 40 foot deep Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan's largest spring. Over 16,000 gallons a minute gush from fissures in the underlying limestone. The flow continues throughout the year at a constant temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Ride the covered self operated observation raft to overlook fascinating underwater features and fish.
Lighthouse and Board Walk: Two miles of paved walking trail along the beautiful Lake Michigan Shoreline ending on the East Breakwater Lighthouse built in 1916.
Rainey Wildlife Area: A hiking trail that passes through maple, yellow birch, and mixed conifer habitat takes hikers over the boardwalks and through wet areas, leading to an observation platform that provides a feeling of remoteness with outstanding opportunities for viewing wildlife.
Seul Choix Point Lighthouse: Pronounced "Sis-Shwa" located a few miles east of the cottage, was once a thriving fishing community. Seul Choix, French for "only choice" is a Historic National Landmark. The lighthouse, like many, has a rich history and some even claim its haunted. The complex includes a two-story home restored and decorated, and several outbuildings. There is also a maritime museum with a dugout canoe--one of the rarest finds to be uncovered in the Midwest.
The refuge Headquarters and Visitor Center are located on Highway M-77 approximately 3 miles north of Germfask, Michigan and 15 miles northwest of Curtis, Michigan.
Seney Wildlife Refuge-One of the best wildlife excursions you can make is to the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Seney is a photographers delight - bring your camera!
Seney National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 for the protection and production of migratory birds and other wildlife. The refuge is composed of a rich mosaic of marsh, swamp, bog, grasslands and forest, with nearly two-thirds wetlands. Today, it protects habitat for threatened and endangered species, as well as a variety of wildlife.
A diversity of wildlife species utilize the refuge with over 200 bird species, 26 fish species and 50 mammals recorded. This diversity of wildlife is maintained through wetland, fire and forest management. On a quiet summer's eve, one has only to stop and listen to hear the soft whisper of wings and the symphony of sounds echoing from the marshes.
VISITOR CENTER. The Visitor Center at the Refuge is open seven days a week from May 15 to October 15. Hours are 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The building is loaded with exhibits on wildlife history, habitat, ecology and management. A Seney National Wildlife Refuge orientation slide show is shown every half hour from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This show introduces viewers to the variety of wildlife found on the Refuge, as well as management techniques. The photography is stunning! The center is complete with a natural history book store and children's touch table.
This cottage is located 60 miles from Munising, MI which hosts Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Pictured Rocks boat cruises, waterfalls, and Grand Island National Recreation Area. Tahquamenon Falls, the second largest state park in Michigan, is located in Paradise, MI approximately 70 miles from this property. Oswalds' Bear Ranch also located in Newberry is a must see for wildlife lovers.+ More