Manistique and the surrounding areas are an outdoor enthusiast's dream! There's great weather for all kinds of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, shopping and sightseeing. Ample game and pan fish in our many lakes, rivers and bays assure a limit catch every day. The Manistique area has great opportunities for hunters as well as for those who just want to enjoy the brilliant, colorful scenery.

Manistique Area Canoeing
Canoes & Kayaks

Schoolcraft County

In all of Michigan there is no other area that offers the canoeist and kayaker so many opportunities as Schoolcraft County. Whether you are a novice or an avid canoeist there is a body of water here for you.

Manistique Area Fishing
Fishing

Schoolcraft County

Schoolcraft County has an abundance of pristine lakes, rivers and bays teeming with fish just waiting for you to drop a line and catch the lunker you have been dreaming about.

Manistique Area Hiking
Hiking Trails

Schoolcraft County

Manistique Area Golf
Golf

Manistique Area

A golfer’s delight as three scenic golf courses traverse the Manistique area: Indian Lake Golf Course, Nahma Golf Course, and Stony Point.

Manistique Area Camping
Camping

Manistique Area

Manistique Area Hunting
Hunting

Schoolcraft County

During the fall in Manistique, there are plenty of things to do and natural beauty to experience. The Manistique area has great opportunities for hunters as well as for those who just want to enjoy the brilliant, colorful scenery.

Haywire Grade Trail
Haywire Grade Trail

Shingleton to Manistique, Michigan

Michigan’s first rail trail turned 50 years old in 2020. Some residents who live near the Haywire Grade, a multi-use trail that crosses the Upper Peninsula north to south from Shingleton to Manistique, are glad the trail is getting the recognition it deserves.

ORV Trails
ORVs

Schoolcraft County

Manistique Area Snowmobiling
Snowmobiling

Schoolcraft County

The Upper Peninsula is a true destination for snowmobilers. Whether you want to take a quick ride along the Manistique River on a scenic trail or tap into the more than 2,000 miles of groomed trails the U.P. offers, there’s something for every snowmobiler.

Manistique Area Cross Country Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing

Schoolcraft County

When winter snows turn the Upper Peninsula into a frozen wonderland, there’s no better way to explore the glittery unknown than by putting on a pair of skis or snowshoes and hitting the trails.

Manistique Trout & Salmon Derby
Manistique Trout & Salmon Derby

Last weekend in July | Manistique

Manistique attracts anglers from all over the Great Lakes to take part in the annual Trout & Salmon Derby. Each year an average of $20,000 is paid out in cash and prizes.

Environmental Education Lab
Environmental Education Lab

Krummich Road - Manistique, Michigan

The Lab is a series of nature trails with a variety of interpretive signs along the route.

Rainey Wildlife Area
Rainey Wildlife Area

Wawaushnosh Dr - Manistique, Michigan

A hiking trail that passes through maple, yellow birch, and mixed conifer habitat takes hikers over boardwalks and through wet areas, leading to an elevated observation platform, providing a feeling of remoteness with outstanding opportunities for viewing wildlife.

Bishop Baraga Shrine
Snowshoeing

Schoolcraft County

When winter snows turn the Upper Peninsula into a frozen wonderland, there’s no better way to explore the glittery unknown than by putting on a pair of skis or snowshoes and hitting the trails.

Indian Lake State Park
Indian Lake State Park

County Road 442 - Manistique, Michigan

Indian lake State Park is located on Indian Lake, the fourth largest inland lake in the Upper Peninsula. This 567-acre park is composed of two units featuring modern and semi-modern campsites, picnic shelters, swim beach, trails and boating access site.