Whispering Pines Resort on Thunder Lake
11639W Ramsdam Road, Manistique, MI 49854
Phone: 906-573-2480 E-mail: goglioj@yahoo.com
Hosts: John and Sandy

Whispering Pines Resort offers 5 year round waterfront cabins on Thunder Lake, 29 miles northwest of Manistique in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Surrounded by the Hiawatha National Forest, Whispering Pines Resort is a great spot for relaxingand enjoying all the northwoods has to offer.

Satelllite TV
Great Fishing
Direct Access to ATV and Snowmobile Trails
Pet Friendly
Open Year Round

Enjoy your vacation on the shores of Thunder Lake


Whispering Pines Resort has 300 feet of waterfront and all cabins have lake frontage. Each cabin has two bedrooms, Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, and a complete kitchen for preparing your meals. Cabin 5, (the largest cabin) has a wood-burning fireplace and will sleep up to 8 guests.  Linens and paper products are furnished but you need to bring your own towels.  Pack up your food and gear and get ready for a fun relaxing vacation in the Northwoods.

Each cabin has 2 bedrooms with slightly different sleeping arrangements.
Cabin 1 and Cabin 4: These cabins have a double bed in each bedroom and a sofa sleeper in the living room.
Cabin 2: There is a double bed in one bedroom and a set of bunks with a double on the bottom and a twin on the top.

Cabin 3: This cabin has a double bed in one bedroom and two twin beds in the second bedroom.
Cabin 5. The largest cabin has a queen bed in one bedroom and a double bed in the second bedroom. There is a set of bunk beds in the living area and a sofa sleeper.

The pavilion on the grounds has a fire pit and grill for our guests to enjoy.  Relax by the fire and check out the night sky over the lake.

Lots of fun boating and fishing on Thunder Lake!  There is a row boat included with each cabin rental with motors available for rent or bring you own boat and use one of the docks in front of the cabins.  Thunder Lake offers year round fishing for bluegill, walleye, crappie, perch, northern pike, and smallmouth bass, great cooked on the grill. There is a heated fish cleaning house for preparing your catch. Guests may use one of the paddleboats and kayaks and enjoy paddling around thelake.

There are several interesting day trips you might enjoy. Itís just a short drive up to Munising to see the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Visit Miners Castle, a rock formation that can be seen from the shore or hike to some of the nearby waterfalls.  Take a boat cruise on Lake Superior or take the ferry out to Grand Island for hiking or biking on the trails. There is also a bus tour for those who would like to ride through the island wilderness.

Take a day trip south of the Wilderness Resort to the Historic Iron Mining Smelting Village of Fayette at Fayette State Park. Walk among the restored buildings and learn about the history of iron mining in the Upper Peninsula. Visit Kitch-iti-kippi, Michiganís largest spring at Palms Book State Park.

Winter brings exceptional snow and there are hundreds of miles of groomed trails for outstanding snowmobiling. The Thunder Bowl, and old ski hill, is lots of fun for sledding and tobogganing or try your luck ice fishing. Anglers can fish right in front of the cottage.

Weekly: Rates range from $400 to $600 per week.
Nightly: Rates range from $65 to $85 per night.
Check-in: 3pm (Eastern Time)
Check-out: 11am

Pets Welcome

The Hiawatha National Forest contains hundreds of acres of public land for exploring, watching wildlife, enjoying nature, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, and fishing so plan your vacation at the Whispering Pines Resort on Thunder Lake.

For reservations or additional information
Phone 906-573-2480 or
E-mail: goglioj@yahoo.com


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