“R” Rental Cabins, Channing, MI, north of Iron Mountain, Upper Peninsula of Michigan

"R" Cabins and Bait Shop
12178 Highway M-95, Channing, MI 49815
(906) 542-6995


New Owners in 2018: Robin and Don
Pets Welcome

Wireless Internet

"R" Housekeeping Cabins are located on Highway M-95 in Channing, only 25 miles north of Iron Mountain, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

"R" Cabins offers a duplex log cabin with two bedrooms in each unit and four one-bedroom cabins that sleep up to 5 guests. Conveniently located in the Copper Country State Forest for hunting and ATVing and near Sawyer Lake, the Michigamme Reservoir (Way Dam), and many other lakes and streams for fishing and boating. Snowmobile trail access to trails that lead throughout the entire Upper Peninsula and close to cross-country ski trails.

Two Bedroom Duplex Log Cabin: Cabins #1 and #2

Each duplex unit has 2 bedrooms, a kitchenette, and a gas fireplace with a connecting door between the two units for large groups. The cabin has an open concept living area, knotty pine interior, and log furniture. The kitchen area has a stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and necessary cooking and eating utensils. Ceiling fans in each room, a TV with local channels, and wireless internet service.

Duplex Living
Duplex Kitchen
Cabin Fireplace

One bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the other bedroom has twin beds with luggage racks for your bags. Bathroom with shower. There is a futon in the living area for an extra guest. Linens, towels, and paper products are furnished so you only need to bring your personal items. Gas heat keeps you comfortable throughout our coolest Upper Peninsula nights.

Duplex Living

There is a connecting door between the two units so the log cabin can be opened up for a large group. There is a deck in front of the cabins for sitting and relaxing. Enjoy our campfire and picnic area in front of the cabins.

One Bedroom Cabins

We have three one-bedroom cabins that sleep 4 to 6 people. All of the cabins have kitchenettes with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and necessary utensils. Linens, towels, and paper products are furnished for our guests. Bathroom with shower stall. TV with local channels and wireless internet service.

Cabins Swing
Cabin Table
Cabin Kitchen

Cabins #3 and #5 have 2 sets of twin bunk beds in the bedroom and a double bed in the living area.

Cabin #4 has 1 set of twin bunk beds in the bedroom and a queen-sized bed in the living area.


Sit around the campfire in our picnic area where we have charcoal grills for cooking up a bar-be-cue or some freshly caught fish and share your latest adventure or fishing story. Playground for the children. There are wooded trails pefect for a nice walk in the wds.

Bait Shop, Fish House, Deer Blind, and Cleaning Station

Our Bait Shop is open 24 hour for guests and has various fishing supplies, live bait: worms, minnows, crawlers, and ice. We also offer a Fish House for cleaning your fish and a heated Deer Blind and Cleaning Station.

Bait shop 2
Bait shop 3

"R" Cabins are located in the Copper Country State Forest with hundreds of acres of public lands for outdoor lovers to enjoy. Paddlers will enjoy the Michigamme River for canoeing, and kayaking.

There are trails and back roads for ATVing and off-roading throughout the county, and the area multi-use trails are perfect for biking, hiking, or cross-country skiing in the winter.

Pets Welcome


For additional information or reservations visit us on:



Phone 906-542-6995




Iron Mountain Lodging Page
Recreation and Attractions in Dickinson County
Cabin & Cottage Rentals in the Upper Peninsula
Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page


Photos Sheldon Minsky