Lodging, Businessses, & Recreation in Watersmeet, MI
Big Lake Cabin is located on the Cisco Chain of Lakes, halfway between Land O' Lakes and Boulder Junction, in northern Wisconsin and only a few miles from the Upper Peninsula. Newly remodeled two-bedroom cabin has a complete kitchen. Wood-burning stove. There is a screened porch for enjoying the view of Big Lake. The 2 acre wooded setting offers a peaceful and relaxing spot for your vacation. Sandy swimming beach nearby. Jon boat and rowboat included. On the snowmobile and ATV trails. 7668 Palmer Lake Road, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540. Phone: 715-572-1402.
New Listing: Gateway Lodge in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin offers suites and studios in the northwoods of Wisconsin on the border between Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sit in front of the crackling fire in the large lobby, take a dip in the heated swimming pool, or enjoy a relaxing sauna. Restaurant and lounge. Gateway Gun Club offers sport shooting open to the public. Airport. 9 hole golf course. On the hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobile, and ATV trails with equipment rentals nearby. Nightly rentals. Gateway Lodge, 4103 Hwy B. Land O' Lakes, WI 54540. Phone: 715-547-3321. 6 miles south of Watersmeet on Highway US-45.
New Listing: North Shore Campground is located on Lac Vieux Desert near the border between Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The campground offers 42 sites with electric and water hook-ups in a wooded area by the lake. Sand bottomed beach with docks for your boat. Modern shower house. Wi-Fi. Laundromat. Camp Store. 3-bedroom cabin and 2-bedroom RV for rent. Pets Welcome. North Shore Campground, E248885 Misery Bay Road, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540. Phone: 906-544-2188
Running Bear Resort, 4593 Old US 45 South, Paulding, MI 49912. Phone: 906-827-3208. Located 8 miles north of Watersmeet and 10 miles south of Bruce Crossing, Running Bear Resort offers six comfortable newly remodeled one and two bedroom cabins with air conditioning, dish TV, and full kitchens with new appliances. Campground RV sites have water and electric (30 amp) hook-ups. (RV's need to be self-contained, outhouse available). Conveniently located near outstanding outdoor recreation, Running Bear Resort is surrounded by the Ottawa National Forest and near the Bond Falls Flowage and the Sylvania Wilderness. Easy access to ATV and snowmobile trails. Pets Welcome.
Wind Drift Resort is located on the Michigan side of Lac Vieux Desert, a boundary lake dividing Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Wind Drift Resort offers 8 fully equipped cabins with 1 to 4 bedrooms, one large cabin with a gas fireplace. Some cabins are handicap accessible. Easy access on level ground to the sandy beach swimming area and the docks. Wind Drift Resort is just north of Land O' Lakes, WI and south of Watersmeet, MI by Highway US-45. Excellent fishing, swimming, and water sports with easy snowmobile trail access and nearby cross-country ski trails. Enjoy this family friendly retreat year round. Wind Drift Resort, E24911 Misery Bay Rd. Watersmeet, MI 49969. Phone: 906-544-2262
Woods and Water Chalet is located on the Cisco Chain of Lakes near Watersmeet, MI. This perfect Northwoods Retreat was built in 2004 and has 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and features hardwood floors, air conditioning, a game room, and a fieldstone gas fireplace. Large screen Dish TV. Wireless internet access. Complete kitchen with a dishwasher. Laundry room. 600' of sand frontage on a crystal clear lake with great swimming, water sports, and fishing. By the Ottawa National Forest for hiking and hunting. Snowmobile trail access from the back door and cross-country ski trails are nearby.
Camping at Running Bear Resort, 8 miles north of Watersmeet on Highway US-45 in Paulding. RV sites available with water and electric (30 amp) hook-ups. Units should be self contained, but an outhouse is available. Visit Bond Falls and the mysterious Paulding Light. 4593 Old US 45 South, Paulding, MI 49912. Phone: 906-827-3208.
Loop Road Lodge is located on a 40-acre meadow in Trout Creek, MI in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Conveniently located near the Ottawa National Forest, waterfalls, lakes, streams, and recreational trails, the Loop Road Lodge has 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, complete kitchen with dishwasher, laundry room, and large screen satellite TV. Perfect for your family, 2-5 couples, or your large group as the 3,800 square foot lodge offers lots of privacy. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, hiking, snowmobiling, ATVing, hunting, sightseeing or just relaxing and enjoying the view of the countryside. Loop Road Lodge, 9364 Loop Road, Trout Creek, MI 49967. Phone: 563-505-0414.
Fishing: Lake Superior Sport Fishing Fish the inland lakes around Watersmeet in May, September, or October with Captain Reid DeRosie. Quality fishing gear provided. Lake Superior Sport Fishing, Marquette, MI. Phone 906-360-1090
Headwaters Polaris: Snowmobile & ATV Rentals, Sales, and Service in Watersmeet, your headquarters for Polaris Snowmobiles, ATVs and Ranger Utility Vehicles, new and used. Rentals of Polaris Snowmobiles & ATVs. We are an authorized Polaris dealer with a large Parts Department & factory trained and certified Service Department for most brands of machines. Clothing and accessories. Open daily. Headwaters Polaris, N4705 Highway 45, Watersmeet, MI 49969. Phone for reservations: 906-358-8888.
Timberline Sports: Snowmobile Rentals. Sales and Service, 35714 W M-28, Bergland, MI 49910. Phone: 906-575-3397 or Toll Free: 866-575-1114. Rentals and sales of new Ski-Doo snowmobiles. Full service and parts department. Rental clothes, helmets, maps, tour guides.
Waterfalls: Bond Falls, a Michigan Scenic Site, is located on the Middle Branch of the Ontonagon River and is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. A delightful place to visit! The falls drops in two sections as the river rushes through the forestland. Boardwalk with viewing platforms, picnic area, and a small store. 10 miles north of Watersmeet and just east of Highway US-45.
Watersmeet Township Schools, home of the Watersmeet Nimrods. N-4720 Highway US-45, P.O. Box 217, Watersmeet, MI 49969. Phone: 906-358-4555. Sweatshirts, "T" shirts, and other gear available.
Bond Falls Flowage, just above Bond Falls on Bond Falls Road, is a delight for boaters and anglers of all ages. The road to the boat ramp is just before you get to Bond Falls.
For those who want to spend the day by the water, the Bond Falls Flowage Park is just past the Bond Falls Outpost. Nice sandy swimming beach with a playground, volleyball net, picnic tables, and grills. A delightful spot to spend a summer day.
Waterfalls: Visit beautiful Agate Falls: Highway M-28, 7 miles east of Bruce Crossing in the Roadside Park. There are several exciting waterfalls in the Ottawa National Forest. Stop at the Visitor Center in Watersmeet for information and directions.
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