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River is at center of all that makes Northern Michigan a treasured vacation
destination and place to call home. Indian River, named after the river which
flows through it, is nestled between Burt Lake and Mullett Lake along the
Conveniently located off I-75, 25
miles south of the Mackinaw Bridge, Indian River is a place that visitors of all
ages find many pleasures to enjoy during any season of the year.
Truly Nature’s Mecca, Indian River is the ideal location to boat, fish, hunt,
camp, bike, golf, kayak, canoe, raft, tube, sail, snowmobile, ORV, Motorcycle,
ski, bird watch, mushroom hunt, hike, skate, dine, and shop. By water or by
land, quiet sport or motor, fun with nature is certain with so many
activities available to you.
For fun by water, Indian River is
in the center of the
Inland Waterway, Michigan’s longest chain of lakes and rivers, over 40
miles, including Burt Lake and Mullett Lake, the 4th & 5th largest Inland lakes,
connected by the picturesque Indian River. Enjoy Two blue ribbon trout streams
which flow through Indian River, the magnificent Sturgeon River - the fastest
flowing river in the Northern Lower Peninsula and the beautiful Pigeon River - a
naturally protected river, each ending in Burt Lake and Mullett Lake
For fun by land, enjoy the North Central State Trail, a beautiful 62 mile
hiking, biking and snowmobiling trail, which passes through Indian River as it
connects Gaylord to Mackinaw City. Up for ORVing, Motorcycling or snowmobiling;
check out Tomahawk Trails which provides miles of scenic wilderness. Hunt, fish
and play in 180,000+ acres of State Land including the Mackinaw State Forest and
lovely Pigeon River Country State Forest, home to Michigan’s only free ranging
Elk Herd, the largest herd east of the Mississippi. Visit the world’s tallest
wooden Crucifix at Cross in the Woods.
While in Indian River, we
accommodations of all types. Enjoy great cooking at the many
and bars. Spend your day
the retailers around downtown. Visit our online
Member Directory to find
local businesses. Be sure to check our
online coupons for great
savings from various local businesses.
Thinking of moving to
Indian River? We have relocation information to
make it easy for you. If you already live here, why not consider
joining the Indian River Chamber of Commerce.
We hope you enjoy your
stay in our beautiful Northern Michigan Community where All Trails Lead To