Stutts Creek Retreat

8185 Old State Road 94
Manistique, MI 49854

Phone: 317-716-5864

Stutts Creek Retreat is situated on a hill overlooking Stutts Creek in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Located 15 minutes southeast of Munising and 26 miles northwest of Manistique, the cabin is perfect for relaxing as well as enjoying the recreational opportunities and area attractions. Stutts Creek Retreat is located on 5.5 acres of wooded grounds on the edge of the Hiawatha National Forest and will sleep up to 12 guests.

Pets Welcome
Satellite TV
Open Year Round 

The comfortable living room is nicely furnished with leather furniture and a 48” Satellite TV with a DVD player and is air-conditioned for your comfort. The small den located off the living room has a futon for extra guests.  Stutts Creek Retreat has a complete kitchen with a gas stove, large refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, and cooking and baking supplies. The gas grill on the deck outside the kitchen is perfect for your outdoor cooking. Sit at the picnic table and enjoy your meal and the wonderful view. You may be treated to a variety of wildlife as they come down to the creek to drink or fish for their dinner.

The large master bedroom has 2 queen-size beds, satellite TV, and a connecting bathroom with a shower. The family style loft has a queen-size bed and 5 twin beds. There is a second bathroom with a shower by the laundry area.

There is a fire pit for your evening campfires. Sit around the bonfire and look at the starlit sky, roast some hot dogs, or make s’mores. Wood can be purchased in advance or you can use downed wood you find on the property for your fire. 

The cottage phone is for local calls only.  Please bring a calling card to make long distance calls. There are two nearby spots for food, both family friendly and there is a small grocery store nearby. Larger grocery stores are located in Munising and Manistique.

Stutts Creek Retreat is on the ATV trails, so bring your machines for lots of fun on the forest trails. Trail maps are available at the cottage so you can ride from the door. Cowell Lake has a nice swimming beach and is only 4 miles from the cottage.


Stutts Creek Retreat is conveniently located so you can enjoy the many attractions and recreational activities in the area. Take a day trip north to Munising and visit the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on the shores of Lake Superior. You might like the Pictured Rocks Boat Tour, the Shipwreck Tour in the glass-bottomed boat, or, for a fast ride, try Riptide Ride. Take the ferry over to Grand Island where you can hike on the trails or take a bus tour of the island. Sea kayaks and bicycles can be rented at the Ferry Landing. There is a wonderful Lake Superior sandy beach on Sand Point Road. There are several waterfalls in the Munising area, some can be viewed from your car, or some with a short hike. Maps are available at the Visitor Center at the blinking light.

Sand Point Beach
Scott Falls, Highway M-28, Au Train

Another day trip you might enjoy is a visit to Kitch-iti-kippi, Michigan’s Largest Spring, the old mining town of Fayette, or tour the Seul Choix Lighthouse just east of Manistique. Climb the tower for a wonderful view of Lake Michigan and maybe you will spot a passing freighter. Many believe this lighthouse is haunted.

Seul Choix Lighthouse, Gulliver, MI
Kitch-iti-kippi, Michigan's Largest Spring
RATES: 3-Night Minimum Stay
May 1 to May 23
Weekly: $900 per week
Weekend: $160 per night
Midweek Night: $140 per night
May 24 to September 2
Weekly: $1,250 per week
Weekend: $210 per night
Midweek Night: $180 per night

September 3 to October 31
Weekly: $900 per week
Weekend: $160 per night
Midweek Night: $140 per night

November - April
E-Mail with requested dates for availability

Cleaning fee: $100
More than 8 guests add $25

3-night minimum stay required.
Rates are based on 8 guest including children.
Each additional guest add $10/nightly or $50/week
Payment of 1/2 the total due is required to place your reservation.  The balance for summer rentals is to be paid by 5/1. 
The balance for stays during the remainder of the year, is to be paid 45 days prior to check-in date. 
For summer rentals, no refunds after 5/1.
A $400 refundable security/damage deposit fee is added on to the total of your reservation.
Refunds will be issued after your departure if there is no damage, missing items, or additional/extensive cleaning.


Call 317-716-5864 or
to reserve this private retreat nestled in the Hiawatha National Forest.

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Munising Area: Attractions and Recreation
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