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Plan the Ultimate Upper Peninsula Vacation Here in Curtis, MI Curtis, MI Outdoor Recreation
We offer a wide variety of activities here in the Manistique Lakes Area that involve our great natural resources and our events. Surrounded by water, Curtis Michigan is truly a unique waterfront village.
Over 20,000 acres of Curtis Michigan area lakes to Enjoy!
With numerous other small lakes in the area, a visitor has well over 20,000 acres of inland lake water to enjoy, in addition to the great lakes of Superior and Michigan, and hundreds of miles of rivers and streams. Families and friends return year after year to this four season paradise. Its the perfect get-a-way for people seeking a tranquil vacation. Curtis Michigan invites you to experience the ultimate vacation.
Vacation Around the Manistique Lakes and Curtis
Spring and summers are warm and offer the visitor a great amount of things to do. Boating, swimming, hiking, biking, bird watching, morel mushroom picking, hunting, fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, tubing, relaxing on a pontoon boat, ATV / ORV recreation, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing.
The Erickson Center also offers a Wellness Center - the gym offers a variety of work out equipment in a pleasant atmosphere.
Curtis also has 3 area Golf Courses nearby:
♦ Newberry Country Club
♦ Indian Lake Golf & Country Club
♦ Hiawatha Sportsman's Club
Paddle the Refuge
Drift quietly though the Manistique River through the Seney Wildlife Refuge just 15 minutes away from Curtis you will find one of the most enjoyable activities - canoeing or kayaking the Manistique River! Bring your canoe or rent one. We have local guides & outfitters that can help get your boat in the water! Take a day trip, week trip, or maybe just a few hours - either way its fun for everyone.
"The Manistique River winds its way through the southeastern portion of the refuge. A good place to begin your trip is in the small town of Germfask, Michigan. Here you will find outfitters who rent boats and a road side park with access to the Manistique River for those who have their own. This beautiful 13 mile section of the refuge is open to canoeing and kayaking during daylight hours." Please visit link below to read this entire article by the Seney National Wildlife refuge:
♦ Canoeing & Kayaking the Seney Refuge
Curtis ATVing and ORVing
ATV and ORV recreational activities are the fastest growing recreational activity in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. There are four types of Off-Road (ORV) trail riding opportunities throughout the State of Michigan: Motorcycle trails, ATV trails, ORV routes, and scramble areas. Please check with the Michigan DNR website to find updates because these laws do often get updated in different areas of the state.
♦ Visit our ATV ORV page
Fishing in Curtis MI
If you enjoy world-class fishing, the Manistique Lakes Area is the perfect fishing destination for you. The six major lakes are: North Manistique Lake at 1,722 acres; Big Manistique Lake at 10,130 acres; South Manistique Lake at 4,001 acres; Milakokia Lake at 1,956 acres; Lake Ann Louise at 311 acres; and Millecoquins Lake at 1,890 acres.
♦ Visit our Fishing Information Page
Manistique Lakes Lodging
The MLATB has a variety of quality lodging to fit your needs. Whether you are looking for lakefront, riverfront, pet-friendly, or perhaps the perfect hunting and fishing cabin, our members have the place for you. Our members offer a diverse selection of accommodations and amenities for vacationers.
Year-round Curtis MI Hunting
We offer some of the best and most varied hunting in the state. We have 1000's of acres of State, Federal and Corporate lands open to the hunter. The area abounds with ducks, geese, deer, rabbits, and an occasional bear. Learn more by visiting the links below:
♦ Michigan DNR
Fall and winters present the perfect opportunities for hunting, ice-fishing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, ice-skating, and dog sledding.
Curtis holds special winter time events for ice-fishing like the annual Ice fishing Tournament, sponsored by the Portage anglers Club.
Special Ice Skating events take place on South Manistique Lake each winter. The Erickson Center for the Arts also provides a seasonal ice rink for skaters to enjoy.
♦ Portage Anglers
♦ Erickson Center
Snowmobiling Curtis, Michigan
When planning your Upper Peninsula Snowmobiling Vacation - choose to stay where access to the trail system is central & simple. Curtis, Michigan offers a great place to plan your ride for the day. We are conveniently located in the middle of the trail system.
The Curtis Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the grooming and maintenance of 140 miles of snowmobile trails annually. These trails are directly connected to the over 2,500 trails throughout the State of Michigan.
To learn more about our Upper Peninsula snowmobiling opportunities, please visit the links below:
♦ Curtis Michigan Snowmobile Trail Report
♦ Snowmobiling Curtis, MI
♦ Seney, MI Webcam
♦ Curtis, MI Weather
You can explore the entire Eastern Upper Peninsula from your central location here in Curtis, Michigan.