Indian 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
Inland Waterway. 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
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 respectively.
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
the largest herd east of the Mississippi. Visit the world's tallest
wooden Crucifix at Cross in the Woods.
While in Indian
River, we offer
accommodations of all types. Enjoy great
cooking at the many
and bars. Spend your day
shopping at the retailers around downtown.
Visit our online
Directory to find local businesses.
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
For more information, visit the
Indian River Tourist Bureau.