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Elk House at Trails End Resort

  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathroom

Elk House is a year-round waterfront home overlooking the Big Manistique Lake with a beautiful knotty pine interior and 970 square feet of living space. One of the very best year-round waterfront deals on the lake for a house this size with these amenities. No cleaning fees ever and linen service is included!

The Elk House is 950 square feet lakefront home with 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).

It includes 2 bedrooms, bath, kitchen, and living room area with futon for extra sleeping and wall-mounted TV with 100+ DirecTV channels, apps for streaming services, and high speed cable internet.

Also includes a beautiful private porch facing west over the lake for epic sunsets, picnic table, and private bench swing.

Bedrooms each have queen size beds with linens, blankets, and pillows, night stand, and luggage rack with small closet for hanging items. Extra bedding and pillows provided for the futon in the living room for extra sleeping.

Inside the kitchen is a new refrigerator, toaster, full-size range and oven, microwave, drip coffee maker + Keurig coffee maker (K-cups not provided) along with all new silverware, plates, pots, pans, utensils, cooking utensils. Paper towels, coffee filters, sugar, salt, and pepper provided each week.

Fully equipped with force-air propane heat plus electric baseboard heating for comfort in cooler weather.

SUMMER (June, July, & August): 5-night minimum with check-in on Saturdays
SPRING/FALL: 3-night minimum, check-in any day of the week

Every guest at Trails End now has access to all the following newly extended amenities:
- Upgraded high-speed wireless internet (35-35 Mbps)
- 100+ Channels of DirecTV
- Fresh clean linens, blankets, and pillows for each bed
- Private charcoal grill (charcoal not provided, though we usually have extra on-site)
- Fire pits with on-site pre-cut wood (available for purchase)
- Fish cleaning house with running water
- Cornhole boards, swingset, sandbox
- Kayaks - included! (in season)
- Pedal boat - included! (in season)
- Exclusive access to rent our guest-only pontoon and fishing boat (can be added at booking or later)

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. Pontoon and boat rentals available in season. In winter, enjoy direct access to snowmobile trails via the lake or nearby trail access from the roadways.

We are outside Curtis, Michigan, conveniently located near many of the most popular sites and towns in the Eastern UP including:
- Mackinac Bridge and Island (1 hr)
- 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 Ranch (45 min)
- Grand Marais (45 min)
- Whitefish Point (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!

Our modern rustic cabins and house are 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.

Parking available for up to 3 vehicles (let us know if bringing a boat or trailer).

Well-behaved dogs under 85 lbs are welcome for a small pet accommodation.

Guests only need to bring bath & beach towels, charcoal if you plan to use the grill, and personal items. A full list of what to bring will be included in your Guest Guidebook emailed to you.

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!

Make your RISK-FREE Reservation today! (Full refund for cancellations 30 days in advance Jun-Aug or 48 hours in advance Sept - May. Applies to direct bookings only).

Home highlights


Pets welcome

Wireless Broadband Internet


View from the Living Room

View from Front Porch

Front Porch overlooking Lake

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

Newly re-modeled bathroom

Kitchen with all new appliances


Parking and facilities

Parking available, Private Porch , Shared Playground


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


Deck chairs, Canoe/Kayak, Motorboat , TV (Satellite)

Kitchen and dining

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

Location features

Beach front, Lake, Resort , Waterfront

Bathroom and laundry

Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Shower , Washing machine

Heating and cooling

Ceiling fans, Electric heating , Heating available

Internet and office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Home safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher , Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Credit cards accepted

  • Children welcome

  • 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


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About host


Zach Taylor

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Elk House at Trails End Resort
Portage Township, United States
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