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Elk House at Trails End Resort

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

1 Bathroom

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

1 Bathroom

One of the very best waterfront deals on the Big Manistique Lake for a house this size with these amenities. No cleaning fees and linen service is included!

The Elk House boasts 950 square feet of living space and has a beautiful knotty pine interior that includes 2 bedrooms both with new Queen sized beds, 1 bath, kitchen with all new appliances, and living room area with electric fireplace and a futon that folds to a full-size bed (for extra guests).

Open year round! Now taking Winter 2022-2023 reservations for ice fishing and snowmobilers with convenient access to trails east and west with 100% FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION up to 48 hours in advance of arrival! (for reservations Dec-Mar only)

Also includes a private porch overlooking the Big Manistique Lake, picnic table, private swing, and fire pit.

Inside the kitchen is a new refrigerator, toaster, stove and oven, microwave, and coffee maker, along with all new silverware, plates, pots, pans, utensils, cooking utensils, and paper towels provided each week.

Pontoon & Fishing Boats w/ Outboard Motors are available for rent! Add-on to your booking during reservation or call for availability!

Every guest at Trails End now has access to all the following newly extended amenities:
- Paddle/pedal boat and kayaks (in season, included)
- Upgraded high-speed cable wireless internet
- Flat-screen cable TV
- Fresh clean linens for each bed (you may also bring your own)
- Fish cleaning house
- Fire pit
- Private charcoal grill
- cornhole boards

Outside you'll find the big Manistique lake coming in at over 10,000 acres, known around the region for fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, boating, and centrally located in the UP to access the most popular locations in the UP!

You're also just 1 minute from the Cook's Bay Boat Ramp if you bring your own boat.

Curtis, Michigan is conveniently located just an hour west of the Mackinac Bridge and has convenient access to many of the most popular sites and towns in the UP including:

- Tahquamenon Falls (1 hr)
- Pictured Rocks (50 min)
- Kitch-iti-kipi "Big Spring" (55 min)
- Seney Wildlife Refuge & Kayaking/Canoeing the Manistique River (20 min)
- Oswald's Bear Rescue (45 min)
- Grand Marais (45 min)
- Whitefish Point & Shipwreck Museum (1 hr 25 min)
- Three golf courses within 20 min
- Three disc golf courses in Germfask, Grand Marais & Newberry
- Local winery and orchards, restaurants, ice cream, gift shops, fish and hunting shops, local performing arts center, local festivals and more!
- Easy winter access to some of the best cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and of course ice fishing in the UP!

The house is perfect for fishing, hunting, boating, hiking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ORV/ATV, and families looking for a getaway filled with fun, or simply just to get far away from the hustle and bustle, relax, and enjoy a truly peaceful and natural environment.

Guests only need to bring bath & beach towels, firewood (available locally), charcoal if you plan to use the grill, and personal toiletries.

We are pet-friendly. Dogs under 85lbs are welcome for a small pet accommodation.

Trails End Resort faces west and has some of the most beautiful sunsets on the big lake. Come enjoy everything the UP has to offer and book your getaway today!

PLUS....Reservations are RISK-FREE! Cancel or transfer weeks at least 30 days before your stay for a 100% refund when booking direct. Book your stay today!

Home highlights

Pets welcome


Wireless Broadband Internet


View from the Living Room

Living room area, wall-mounted flat screen TV, electric fireplace, 2 couches and futon.

Newly re-modeled bathroom

Front Porch View

Kitchen with all new appliances

New microwave, range, oven, and refrigerator



Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Pets welcome and Smoking not allowed

Location features

Lake and Waterfront

Kitchen & dining

Charcoal grill BBQ, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Spices and Toaster


Deck chairs, Row Boat, Canoe/Kayak and TV (Cable)

Parking & facilities

Shared Playground, Private Porch and Parking included

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Heating & cooling

Ceiling fans and Wood/Tiled stove

Bathroom & laundry

Clothes dryer, Washing machine, Hair dryer, Shower and Bed linen

Home Safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher and Smoke Detector

House Rules

Credit cards accepted

Pets welcome

Smoking not allowed

Check in: 03:00 PM

Check out: 10:00 AM


W18466 Hoffy Rd , Portage Township, United States


Policy and notes


January 2023


About host


Zach Taylor

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