Enchanted Forest Guide to Northern Michigan
 “Promoting Northern Michigan Businesses & Organizations Since 1997”

Photo-New Presque Isle Lighthouse-250-188
Photo-AuSable River-250x188

Photo-Leland Fish Town-250x188

Photo-Tahquamenon Falls-250x188
New Presque Isle Lighthouse
Alcona Pond - Au Sable River
Leland’s Fishtown
Tahquamenon Falls in Fall Colors

Get a Premium Listing for Your Business in the Enchanted Forest Guide to Northern Michigan

Premium listings cost $39.95/year. They include: Photo Carousal: a photo carousal display six photographs of your business or organization. Description:  a description of the products and /or services you are offering. Contact information:  business name, address, telephone and fax numbers. Links: to your Website, Email, Facebook, Google+, Twitter and YouTube account  Map: a Google Map showing your location. Weather Forecast: a local weather forecast from the Weather Underground. Updates: your listings may be updated at any time of the year.  There is no additional charge for updates. Click Here To Order


Home | Counties, Cities, Towns & Villages | Attractions | Dining Out | Lodging | Military Discounts | Organizations | Outdoors | Services | Shopping | Advertising With Us | Contact Us
Drummond Island, Michigan
Prairie Smoke - 300 x 225
Loon - 300 x 225
Maidenhair Fern - 300 x 225
Prairie Dropseed - 300 x 225
Prairie Smoke
Maidenhair Fern
Prairie Dropseed

Drummond Island is the largest U.S. island in the Great Lakes. The British built a fort here in 1815, having lost Fort Mackinac  and fur-trading post to the Americans at the end of the War of 1812.  Fishing, boating, and hunting form the basis of the resort economy. The island’s coves and interesting, ragged rocky shoreline make for really interesting kayaking and canoeing.  Drummond Island is ideal those who like to explore interesting habitats by kayak, canoe, mountain bike, or hiking.  Ferry service is available to the island from DeTour Village.

Click for Drummond Island, Michigan Forecast

ATTRACTIONS:  Amusement Parks, Casinos, Farms & Mills, Historic Sites, Lighthouses, Museums, Planetariums, Tours, Waterfalls, Wineries, and Zoos

DeTour Reef Light, PO Box 307, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone:  (906) 493-6609.  The DeTour Reef Light Preservation Society (DRLPS) volunteers have worked since 1998 to restore and preserve the DeTour Reef Light located one mile offshore in northern Lake Huron at the far eastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between DeTour Village and Drummond Island. Built in 1931, the 83-foot tall lighthouse is a strategic and historic landmark that marks a dangerous reef to help guide ship traffic from and to Lake Huron and Lake Superior via the strategic St. Mary’s River. The DRLPS completed major restoration of the structure in 2004, and public tours to this unique lighthouse began in July, 2005. The DRLPS received the 2005 Governor's Award for excellence in historic preservation, and the Superior Award in 2006 from the Historical Society of Michigan. The DeTour Reef Light is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fossil Formations [Natural Attractions], Drummond Island.  Dolomite rock formation containing 350-million- year- old coral and shellfish fossils.  Fossils, are commonly found in the exposed limestone of the eastern U.P. and Straits-Charlevoix area, are especially abundant on the beach at this point on Drummond's north shore.

Maxton Plains [Natural Attractions], Drummond Island.  The limestone bedrock is right at the surface, almost like pavement in its flat expanse. Plants grow in the cracks, creating four to eight inches of spongy soil on top that supports the rare alvar grasslands and alpine plants. To survive here, these plants must be alkaline and able to withstand sudden alternations from dry to soaking conditions. These boring-looking grasses can burst into bloom within a day, turning into a sight of great if subtle beauty. Alvar grasslands exist in only a few places in the world including nearby Manitoulin Island, Pelee Island, and Latvia. Much of the plains is Nature Conservancy property. Mountain bikers are prohibited from biking on the fragile, thin soils.

Banner - Michigan Wineries & Vineyards 728x90

DINING 0UT:  Breweries, Dinner Trains & Cruises, Restaurants, and Wineries

Bear Track Inn [Motel, Restaurant], 33655 South Townline Road, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5090

Chuck's Place Bar & Grill, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5480

Northwood, East Channel Road, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5282

PLACES TO STAY:  Apartments, Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins & Cottages, Condominiums, Historic Inns, Hotels & Motels, Resorts and Vacation Homes

Tell Them You Found Them in the Enchanted Forest Guide to Northern Michigan

Arnold's Landing Resort [Cabin & Cottage Rentals, Fishing Boat & Pontoon Rentals], 31196 S. Maxton Rd., Drummond Island, Michigan 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5654

Bear Track Inn [Motel, Restaurant], 33655 South Townline Road, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5090

Ledy’s Chalet on Drummond Island [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 29845 E. Pine Street, Drummond Island, Michigan 49726, Phone: (616) 531-8337, Email:ledy@att.net

Banner - Michigan B and B Guide 728x90
Banner - Northern Michigan Cabin Rentals 728x90

Northern Properties Vacation Home Rentals [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 29507 E Channel Rd, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5930, Email: drummondisland@hotmail.com

Stone House Wilderness & Recreation Retreat [Bed & Breakfasts], East Johnswood Road, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5575

Vacation Real Estate, 29586 E Channel Rd, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: 906-493-6650

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:  Business, Civic, Clubs, Colleges, Fraternal, Independent Schools, Political, Public Schools, Religious, Social,  Universities, Veteran, etc.

Michigan Tree Farm System, 501 Norway Street, Grayling, MI 49738, (989) 348-9319

Moose Lodge #2381, Drummond Island, MI 49726, Phone: (906) 493-5395

Upper Peninsula Online [Internet Business Directory], 3980 Curtisville Rd., South Branch, MI 48761, Phone: (989) 726-4416

INDOOR & OUTDOOR RECREATION:  Beaches, Biking, Boating, Bowling, Camping, Dog-sledding, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking, Hunting, Kayaking, ORVing, Nature & Parks, Scuba Diving & Snorkling, Skating & Hockey, Skiing, Sports Rentals, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing.

Chippewa County Michigan Snowmobile Trail Map

Drummond Island Michigan Snowmobile Trail Report

Banner - Michigan Canoe & Kayak Rentals 728x90
Banner  - Love Kayaking 728x90
Banner - Michigan Taxidermist Directory 728x90

Sturgeon Bay Charters [Sport Fishing Charters], 26440 E. Gable Rd., Drummond Island, MI 48458, Phone: (906) 493-6087

SERVICES:  Building, Dental, Personal, Professional, Medical, Real Estate, Rental, Repair, etc.

Banner - Enchanted Forest Web Page Design Service 728x90

SHOPPING:  Antique Shops & Flea Markets, Art & Craft Galleries, Florists, Gift Shops, Outlet Malls, Shopping Centers, Shopping Districts, and Specialty Shops



Banner - Michigan Magazine TV 728x90
Banner - Wurtsmith Air Museum

Home | Counties, Cities, Towns & Villages | Northeastern Lower Peninsula | Northwestern Lower Peninsula | Upper Peninsula | Alger County | Baraga County | Chippewa County | Delta County | Dickinson County | Gogebic County | Houghton County | Iron County | Keweenaw County | Luce County | Mackinac County | Marquette County | Menominee County | Ontonagon County | Schoolcraft County Attractions | Dining Out | Lodging | Military Discounts | Organizations | Outdoors | Services | Shopping | Advertising With Us | Contact Us


Copyright 1997-2019,  Enchanted Forest Web Page Design Service. All rights reserved.
Promoting Northern Michigan Businesses & Organizations Since 1997”
“A Veteran Owned And Operated Business”
3980 Curtisville Road, South Branch, MI 48761-9704
Email: support@theenchantedforest.net
Created on Januaray 1, 1997. Last updated on March 07, 2020, Number of pages 775


Active Search Results (ASR) is an independent Internet Search Engine using a proprietary page ranking technology with Millions of popular Web sites indexed.