CANOE ROUTES! SLEEPS 16! REASONABLE FOR AREA! MAPBOOKS IN CABIN TO USE! MI-TRALE with canoe and kayak routes CIRCLE DRIVEWAY! COMFY COZY FUN CABIN! Websites. Look up Stickley Beaver Lodge Getaway.*branch and log decor including log branch tables, branch trim, log and branch cut design bedframes, branch handles on furniture and cabinets, unique lamps, branch curtain rods and holders, and more (see photos on pages)
*Cabin sleeps approx. 16 or more or just have more space to relax and put gear
*Circle driveway for trailers and extra vehicles (goes out also on Beatons Lake Road; Cisco Lake Road goes to driveway initially)
*Pets allowed (owners responsible for their pets and party of guests pets and liability). Only $25 fee (one fee for the entire stay for all pets). Just one fee (not per pet or not per night per pet)
*Gameroom (see separate page also): foosball, air hockey, darts, poker table top, card table and chairs, checker table, board games including ones on logging, wildlife and on theme, more
Right off trail (2; trail 13 closeby, Old Hwy. 2 becomes trail, etc.; and connecting to many other trails) for snowmobiling and ATVing or ORVing (maps at snowmobile and all terrain vehicle dealer in town, at Rogers Bar, or some gas stations; mapbook of MI-TRALE in cabin to use during your stay and can be purchased at dealer outlets). See other cabin website(s) for trails for ATVing and ORVing or Snowmobiling: or
Privacy on acreage and Ottawa National Forest behind cabin (so not by another cabin and have woods, acreage for privacy; not a totally deserted area but has privacy and it is generally usually quiet in the area; (could obtain a firewood permit and use some cut trees and branches at your own risk and costs there for firepit or firewood for sale at Sylvania Outfitters and other places close by town off highway)
*Not totally isolated for emergencies (other cabins down the road in case of emergencies, need help, etc.), cabin on acreage
*Air conditioning and fans (ceiling or table fans) in most rooms to help circulate the cool air
*Flat screen TV, Satellite, DVD/VCR player, DVDs and tapes to use
*Alarm clocks with radios
*Table fans in many rooms
*Ceiling fans in livingroom and kitchen dining area
*Electric fireplace units
Boot or glove warmer dryer to use during your stay Telescope to use during your stay
*Front entrance for gear: shelves, bench, places to hang jackets or put helmets, put fishing gear and coolers
*Bathroom with tub shower unit, instanteous hot water heater, window for fresh air, shelf with products, hooks for towels and robes, table to put luggage piece on, mirror and cabinet, toliet plunger and misc. cleaners, etc.
Five Sleeping Areas (see separate page also): Bedroom 1: Queen log bed, chair, nightstand, lamp, alarm clock, fan; closet, small table; computer working cabinet with doors; glow in the dark stars; branch decor light fixture; blinds and curtains; electric fireplace unit Bedroom 2: Queen log bed, chair, nightstand, lamp, alarm clock, fan; branch decor light fixture; electric fireplace unit; curtains; bark wall decor; door to outside Bedroom 3: two sets of full size bunkbeds (with log branch bedframes), chair, table, lamp, alarm clock, fan, closet; electric fireplace unit; trees painted on walls; blind and curtain; branch decor light fixture; Basement Sleeping Area 4: sleeper sofa, lamp, table, fan, bench and also a folddown cot and set of twin size bunkbeds (with log branch bedframes); windows with blinds and leaf design valances; door to outside; electric fireplace unit Livingroom Sleeping Area 5: fouton, pullout sofa, and couch; items from livingroom such as fan, table, etc. Complete kitchen with many extras (see separate website page also): malt maker, ice cream maker, chocolate fondue, popcorn unit, can opener, patty maker, coffee maker(s), 4 slot toaster, microwave, stove, refrigerator, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, glasses, cups); some dishes and glasses with leaf and tree patterns to match theme for fun; cleaning supplies with dish soap and scrubbies; table set with benches and stools for extra seating by counters, ceiling fan (with fun fan pull), antique grocery bills from approx. the 30s, antique pans and décor on walls; window that looks out at the woods to see wildlife and birds; recipe (framed) on wall for making beaver pastries; walls painted like water technique; and more
Livingroom (see separate website page also): with fouton, sofa, sofa sleeper so room for guests, friends, family. Could also use stools and chairs for extra seating. Enjoy movies, games, relaxing time; ceiling fan; branch lamp; stone lamp; log tables; walls done like sand mud mixture for theme. Cabin has brochures on area, restaurant guides and mapbooks on lakes and trails to use during your stay
*Emergency information in cabin (could include phonebooks, Watersmeet brochure with emergency information, etc.)
*Off blacktop roads for walks, bike riding and more
*Outside furniture, firepit, charcoal grill(s), outside games
*Access and Conveniences: Just down Cisco Lake Road to Cisco Chain of Lakes (15 lakes, this is the road named after the chain; west of the town of Watersmeet, MI; east of the town of Marenisco, MI; some maps show the cabin on the east side of Watersmeet which is incorrect); by Ottawa National Forest; down road from Ontonagon River Cisco Branch (Cisco Branch Ontonagon River comes from Cisco Chain and it is part of the Kakabika Falls just west of cabin on 527; Middle Branch Ontonagon east of cabin; easy access to main highway, off blacktop roads; by snowmobile and ATV (ATV: UTV, ORV, ATV) trail; cross country ski trails and rentals; government visitor center in Watersmeet (maps, displays, presentations, gift store and more); Ottawa National Forest office Watersmeet; Mystery Light (or Paulding Light); local area (snowmobile stickers, ice, games, drinks, food, gas, etc.); casino; grocery store in Watersmeet; Family Dollar store in Watersmeet; Rogers Bar (down Old Hwy. 2 from cabin) close for meals (sandwiches, pizza, stuffed pretzels, tacos, and more), ice, games, drinks, sharing fishing and snowmobiling stories and more OUTSIDE OF CABIN: Tent sites and sand, camper area & circle driveway. Sand areas for children to play with sand toys. Picnic tables, chairs, charcoal grill(s), firepit, mosquito zapper (area is sprayed for bugs but zapper helps also), outside white string party lights, outside games to use (such as bean bags and safe jarts). Privacy with woods. CLEANED AND DISINFECTED: Cabin is cleaned, disinfected with a variety of cleaners. Cleaners, etc. to use also for guests (not responsible for injuries, etc.). MATTRESSES AND PILLOWS: Mattresses in cabin have mattress covers to protect between guests, pets, dustmites, etc. Pillows have protective covers also and are sterilized every so often. Mattresses are sprayed every so often also. Furniture is steam cleaned and sprayed every so often. VISITOR CENTER: Visitor Center (government) in Watersmeet has movies-presentations every so often on wildlife-birds-trees-bears-wolves-etc. Visitor Center has displays, maps on the area, gift shop with fun items for adults and children, Christmas Tree permit information. There is also a Forestry Department (in a separate building close to the visitor center) for information on trails (or where you could ride off the trails such as for lower snow conditions, enjoying the National Forest and more).
BEATONS LAKE: Beatons Lake is not far from the cabin. The circle driveway of the cabin goes out to Beatons Lake Road (but check maps for boat landing access). LAKE GOGEBIC: (which is west of the cabin in Marenisco area, take Stage Coach Road to the south lake boat landing; cabin is between the towns of Watersmeet and Marenisco). Largest lake in Michigan. The lake is in two counties and in two time zones and contains jumbo perch, big walleyes and small mouth bass, etc. Lake Gogebic encompasses 13,380 acres with 38 miles of beautiful shoreline. People enjoy fishing Lake Gogebic for different fish including Perch and the lake has a boat landing on the south side that is a reasonable proximity from the cabin.
MANY NATIONAL FOREST LAKES: check out some new areas CISCO CHAIN OF LAKES: The Cisco Chain is just down Cisco Lake Road to the chain from the cabin. Boat landings at Cisco and Clearwater Lake (others also). The Cisco Chain has 15 lakes and 271 miles of wooded scenic shoreline. The lakes are dotted with many islands and variety of waters including spring-fed waters offer excellent fishing. Not overly populated and more serene. Loons, deer, otters, muskrats, eagles, and more. *SYLVANIA WILDERNESS: There is the Ottawa National Forest but also the Sylvania Wilderness Area is a national forest with 21,000 acres of virgin forests and 36 unspoiled lakes (Sylvania Wilderness Area is closed to motor boats on most lakes. PIcnic Area. Beach. It represents one of only a handful of such areas left in the Midwest area.
*SLATE RIVER, ONTONAGON RIVER, PRESQUE ISLE RIVER, and more
*Outfitters in area with canoe, kayak rentals
*If you look up Stickley Lodge Getaway and find our website it will list another website of the cabin for canoeing and kayaking.
*If you go west of the cabin there are National Forest Lakes between the cabin and Marenisco, MI.
*Learn how to canoe and kayak on a more quieter lake. Or, just enjoy a new place to canoe or kayak. New scenery. Have a picnic lunch and then come back to the cabin for a campfire dinner or relaxing evening.
*Sitesee, enjoy the day and then come back to a cabin for your conveniences. Save time and hassles of packing additional gear
*Take some time in the sun or fresh air. Then, come back to the cabin to plan your next days adventures.
*Enjoy some time away with the conveniences
*Enjoy a bed at night and canoe or kayak during the day. Enjoy ceiling fans, table fans and air conditioning+ More