Camp Shed Horn is located in the Ottawa National Forest 13 miles west of Watersmeet in the southern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Sylvania Wilderness and the Cisco Chain of Lakes are just a short distance from the cottage for great fishing, boating, hiking, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, and canoeing.
Camp Shed Horn has a large open concept living area with a 42” Direct Satellite TV, Wireless Internet Access, and a wood-burning stove (wood is provided). There are 8 bunk beds in the living area and two single bunks in the upstairs living area. Camp Shed Horn will sleep up to 10 guests. The bathroom has a shower and there is a sauna for a true northwoods experience. Linens, towels, and paper products are furnished.
The kitchen contains full size appliances, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker and there is a large table for dining.
The large room upstairs has a pool table, bar, couches, and a deck overlooking the ponds in the large back yard. The stocked trout pond is 18’ deep. Sit on the bench and relax or toss in a line and catch your dinner. Delicious cooked on the charcoal grill.
The back pond is fun for swimming and wading. Bring your water toys and float around the pond. Great for kids of all ages.
Camp Shed Horn is a great location for a family or group that wants to enjoy the wonderful outdoor recreation this area has to offer all year round.
The Sylvania Wilderness offers over 30 lakes, old growth forest, and is the home to a wide variety of plant and animal life. Canoes and kayaks can be rented at a shop on US-2 for exploring the Wilderness.
Boaters and anglers will find some of the best fishing on the Cisco Chain of Lakes. The road by Camp Shed Horn (CR-531 leads right to the boat landing on Cisco Lake. Excellent fishing for walleye, northern pike, musky, large and smallmouth bass, and a wide variety of panfish. The large lakes in the Cisco Chain are perfect for boating and watersports, so bring your boat and have some fun on the water.
Camp Shed Horn has easy access to ATV/UTV and snowmobile trails so you can ride from the camp door on connecting trails throughout the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin. Ride through the forest wilderness, over wooden bridges, and near lakes and streams. Snowmobile and ATV rentals are available in Watersmeet.
Bond Falls, one of the most outstanding waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula is just a few miles north of Camp Shed Horn. Nice easy path to the bottom of the falls with viewing platforms or a rugged trail from above the top of the falls along the river. Don’t forget your camera. Visitors to the area also might like to investigate the mysterious Paulding Light. . . Many have ideas what it is, but who knows?
Shopping, restaurants, golfing, and a casino are located in Watersmeet.
Winter lovers will find trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Sylvania Recreation Area. Snowmobilers can ride from the door on interconnecting groomed trails throughout the Western Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin.
Stop at the Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center at the junction of Highways US-45 & US-2 for maps and information about the Forest and the Sylvania Wilderness and Recreation Area. The Visitor Center has many interesting exhibits, books, and general information about the area.
Pets Welcome with prior approval.
Directions: Take Highway US-2 13 miles west of Watersmeet to the Cisco Lake Road (CR-531). Turn north 2 blocks and you have arrived at Camp Shed Horn.