Konteka Motel, Restaurant, & Bar, Black Bear Bowling Lanes
400 Main Street, Mineral Circle Plaza, White Pine MI 49971
Phone: 906-885-5170
Hosts: Lindy and Gary Moen & Terri and Darrin Moen

Konteka Black Bear is located in White Pine, MI only 6 miles south of Lake Superior and the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park on Highway M-64 in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The town of White Pine is located 12 miles north of Berglund where you will find excellent fishing and boating in Lake Gogebic and 5 miles south of Silver City MI.

A Smoke-free Family Vacation Resort And a Sports Enthusiasts Paradise
On the Snowmobile and ATV Trails

Konteka Resort is totally smoke free and offers all you need for a wonderful vacation with comfortable motel rooms, laundry facility, a full service restaurant, and tanning. The Black Bear Lounge offers your favorite beverages, games, and late night snacks. The Black Bear Bowling Alley is connected to the Bar and offers league and open bowling. Our Convenience Store and Gas Pumps are open daily and stocked with a wide variety of items.

Motel, Restaurant, Lounge & Bowling Alley
Convenience Store . . . Gas Pumps . . . Gift Shop . . .
Wireless Internet Access
. . . Pets Welcome

 Konteka Motel
The Motel at Konteka offers 16 large guest rooms with two queen-sized beds or two double beds in each room, and three rooms with an additional sofa-sleeper. Large bathroom has a tub/shower combination. Rollaway beds are available as well as designated non-smoking rooms. Guest rooms contain a mini-refrigerator and cable TV.

Coin operated laundry with a washer and dryer. The entrance to our motel rooms is off a center hallway so there is no need to go outdoors to dine in the restaurant, stop at the bar, take a sauna, or go bowling.

Konteka is conveniently located close to the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Lake Gogebic, local attractions and recreational opportunities, and is right on the snowmobile trails. Our large lighted parking lot offers room for hundreds of snowmobiles, ATVs, fishing boats, and your trailers.

Konteka Restaurant
Our full service restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 8:00 am to 10 pm. The Restaurant is open 7 days a week with a nice selection of sandwiches and tasty entrees.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet served from 9 am to 1 pm
Friday Night Fish Fry - a north woods favorite is served from 11 am to 10 pm every Friday
Delicious Seafood Buffet . . . 2nd Friday of every month. . . served from 5 pm to 10 pm
There is a handicap accessible bathroom in the restaurant.

Our restaurant overlooks the woods behind Konteka where you will often see bears come up to check out the grounds and see what we are serving for dinner.

Black Bear Bar

The Bar is open daily from 11 am to 12 midnight serving your favorite beverage. Stop by and check out our Daily Bar Specials. There is a pool table and jukebox in the bar and a large 62" Cable TV for your favorite sports programs.

Black Bear Bowling Alley

The Black Bear Bowling Lanes are connected to our Bar & Grill and offer 8 lanes with league and open bowling, darts, pinball, and video games. Bring your bowling ball or use one of ours and have a great time.

Konteka Resort
Konteka offers a nice large conference room for meetings, receptions, birthday parties, banquets, and other group gatherings. Food service is available for your meeting or gathering if you wish.

Our Convenience Store is open daily with a variety of items with gas available.

Gift Shop

Visitors to Konteka and Ontonagon County will enjoy thousands of acres of public land in the Ottawa National Forest and the Porcupine Mountains State Park for hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, hunting, photography, and visiting area waterfalls.

Bikers and ATVers Welcome
Konteka Resort near Porcupine Mountains
ATV trails near White Pine, MI
ATV trails run right by the door.

Anglers will enjoy casting their bait on the many rivers and streams, charter fishing on Lake Superior, or fishing in Lake Gogebic, the largest lake in the Upper Peninsula, where you might catch walleyes, smallmouth bass, jumbo perch, northern pike, and whitefish.

Hunters will find the woodlands filled with deer, bear, small game, and birds with hundreds of acres of public land.

Wildlife Watching
Our bears often stop by the resort for a visit

Bears can often be seen right outside our dining room window. Konteka Black Bear is located just south of the Porcupine Mountains, where you will find the the largest bear population in Michigan

Winter at Konteka Black Bear

Snowmobilers will love our large parking lot with lots of room for your rigs and machines. Trail #1 runs right outside the door where you can ride north to Silver City and up to Lake of the Clouds for an outstanding view of the Porkies. Ride south and hit trail #12 and go up to Ontonagon, Greenland, and the Bill Nicholls Trail. Snowmobile rentals in Bergland.

Contact Konteka for information on the area Poker Runs and other events.

Downhill and cross-country skiers will have lots of fun at the Porcupine Mountains Ski Area and enjoy an awesome view of Lake Superior from the top of the ski hill. The Porkies have opened up new downhill runs on Everest that can only be reached by riding up on the snowcat. Enjoy the thrill of skiing down through this backcountry wilderness.

 

* RATES:

Spring, Summer, Fall: March 20 through November 30
1-2 guests: $54.28 per night + tax
3-4 guests: $72.93 per night + tax

Winter: December 1 through March 19
1-2 people: $89.38 + tax
3-4 people: $95.92 + tax

Rollaway Beds Available: ($10.00 extra charge per bed, per night)
Children 12 and Under Stay Free

Konteka accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express Card
Sorry, We do NOT accept Checks.

ATM machine is located in the lobby at Konteka
Calling cards needed for long distance
Wireless Internet available

Check-in Time: 3:00PM (Eastern Time)
Check Out: 11:00AM (Eastern Time)

Call 906-885-5170 for information and reservations.

PETS WELCOME ($10.00 Extra 1 time charge)
PETS MUST BE PREAPPROVED! Pet overseers accept theresponsibility for ALL Damages,
and are responsible for cleaning
up and disposing of pet “End Results”.

DIRECTIONS to Konteka in White Pine
From M-28, turn north on M-64 at Berglund MI and go 12 miles to Konteka in White Pine MI.
From Ontonagon, take M-64 west of Ontonagon for 17 miles to Konteka.
Konteka is conveniently located just off Highway M-64 with a gas station and convenience store next door.

 

PAYMENT:
Reservations will be held with Major Credit Card.
Payment is REQUIRED at time of Check-In.
* No refunds if checking out early.
*No charges to room
*No Smoking! Fine will be $100 per room for violation

NO SNOW POLICY:
In the event of “No Snow” for snowmobiling, we will allow for Cancellation without Penalty. A determination of “No Snow” is at the discretion of the management.

CANCELLATION:
There is NO charge if notice is received
AT LEAST 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DATE.
If Notice is NOT received within 7 days of your expected arrival date,
there will be a charge of lodging at a
2 people Rate of one night.

* Rates subject to change without notice

 

White Pine, Michigan

White Pine MI is a company town that was built in 1954 around the White Pine Copper Mine, that operated until 1995 when it closed. Konteka was designed in 1955 by the noted Michigan Architect Alden Dow who spent the summer of 1933 visiting with Frank Lloyd Wright in Spring Green Wisconsin. You can see the influence of Wright's use of nature, structure, and building materials in Konteka as well as in many of Dow's architectural structures.

Attractions and Recreation near White Pine and the Porkies
Things to see and do while you are visiting the area

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Summer in the Porkies
Winter in the Porkies
Map of Park, Hiking Trails, and Cabins
Hiking Trails Information

Ontonagon Lodging and Other Businesses
Upper Peninsula Towns and Cities
Silver City MI Lodging and Businesses
Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page

 

Photos: Sheldon Minsky and Vivian Wood
Photos of bears by Rick & Martha McPherson

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Food and lodging near the Porcupine Mountains and Lake Gogebic in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan