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Indian River is an unincorporated community located in Tuscarora Township in Cheboygan County.  This town was founded by Floyd E. Martin, who purchased land and moved here in 1878. Strategically located between Burt and Mullet Lakes, it was ideal location for gathering and distributing lumber cut from the surrounding forest.  A post office was established in 1879.  The Michigan Central Railroad established a station here.  Indian River has many diverse businesses, shops , resorts and restaurants making it a popular tourist destination.  The river and lakes are popular fishing locations and attract boaters from all over the country.  The largest crucifix in Michigan can be seen just south of town. Indian Township Population: 2,297. Township Offices: 3546 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, (231) 238-7088.  This part of Tuscarora Township was first settled in 1876 by David Smith, Jackson Corey, S. P. Hayes, M. A. McHenry and John B. Clark.  The village was founded by Floyd E. Martin who bought land here in 1878, had it surveyed in 1879 and recorded in 1880.  Named after the river which runs through it. Informational excerpts from Michigan Place Names, by Walter Romig, L.H.D.

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

Cross in the Woods Shrine & Nun Doll Museum, 7078 M-68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8973

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Seasons of the North Winery [Wineries & Vineyards], 9090 W M-68 Hwy, PO Box 2056, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 548-1280

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

 

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

Brentwood Lodging & Snowmobile Rental [Hotels & Motels, Cabin & Cottage Rentals, Snowmobile Rentals], 4778 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7310

Burt House [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 7465 & 7472 Argonaut Trail, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (423) 517-9056

Burt Lake State Park [Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6635 State Park Drive, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9392

Cedar Pines [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6652 Rainbow Lane, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (313) 580-0931

Country Cabins of Topinabee [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 581 N Straits Hwy, Topinabee, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-6991

Fay Martin River Resort [Resorts & Lodges, Cabin & Cottage Rentals, Pontoon Rentals], 3247 North Club Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0344

Harris Cottage on Burt Lake [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 2129 Peace Trail, Burt Lake, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 487-9047

Hide-A-Way Lodge [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 5970 S. Straits Hwy., PO Box 621, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4692

Indian River Motel & Cottages [Hotels & Motels, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 4148 Sturgeon Street, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7406

Indian River RV Resort & Campground [Campgrounds & RV Resorts, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 561 N. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0035

The Landings [Cabin & Cottage Rentals, Marinas, Boat Rentals, Pontoon Rentals], 4605 Beatty Drive, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9955

Memories Resort [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 4646 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7371

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Miller's Guest House [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 1606 Wahbee Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4492

Mullett Lake Hideaway [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 2886 E. Mullett Lake Rd., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 625-9610

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Pines Cottages of Indian River [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6053 Prospect Dr., P.O. Box 1249, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 218-8234

Smith's Cottages [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6111 Prospect Drive, Box 293, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7267

Sturgeon River Hideaway [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6704 Rainbow Lane, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (616) 299-1538

Toasty's Cabins [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 10480 S. Strait Hwy., P.O. Box 771, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 525-8101

Witt Cottage [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 3695 Witt Blvd, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (502) 296-1193

The Woodlands Resort [Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 5115 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4137

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park [Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 2201 East M 68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8259

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

Indian River Chamber of Commerce [Chambers of Commerce], 3435 S. Straits Hwy, P.O. Box 57, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9325

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.

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Big Bear Adventures [Canoes Rental & Trips, Sporting Goods, Tourist Information & Attractions ], 4271 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, Michigan 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8181

Blooming Ideas [Art & Craft Galleries, Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Staits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

Brentwood Lodging & Snowmobile Rental [Snowmobile Rentals], 4778 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7310

Burt Lake Marina - Sales [Snowmobile Rentals], 4879 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9315

Burt Lake State Park [Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 6635 State Park Drive, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9392

Indian River Depot [Bicycle Rental], 3499 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone:  (231) 231) 238-4511

Indian River RV Resort & Campground [Campgrounds & RV Resorts, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 561 N. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0035

The Landings [Cabin & Cottage Rentals, Marinas, Boat Rentals, Pontoon Rentals], 4605 Beatty Drive, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9955

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Plumbers Helper Charter [Sport Fishing Charters], 85 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0576

Rental Express [Snowmobiles, Lawn Mowers, Sporting Goods, Lawn Mowers-Sharpening & Repairing, Bicycle Rental, Leasing Service, Rental Service Stores & Yards], 1436 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9696

Stoney Creek Trail Camp [Equestrian Trail Camps], Stoney Creek Road, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (989) 732-3541. Group area designed  for use by equestrian campers riding the Shore to Shore Riding/Hiking  Trail. Non-equestrian campers are welcome. Maximum capacity is for 100 individuals and can accommodate tents and small trailers. Rustic  campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Equestrian Trail Rider Groups wishing to submit an Event Permit  Application for this campground are asked to contact the Cadillac  Operations Service Center at 231-775-9727 ext: 6045.

Weber Lake State Forest Campground, Cheboygan County - 7.5 miles NW of Wolverine via Wolverine Road and Prue Road. Phone number indicated above is for the Gaylord Management Unit. Sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations. 18 sites for tent and small trailer use located on Weber Lake. Offers access to Lost Tamarack Pathway for hiking, biking, and the enjoyment of peaceful wooded surroundings. Rustic campground includes vault toilets and potable water from well hand pump. Wolverine (8 miles SE) and Indian River (11 miles NE).

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park [Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cabin & Cottage Rentals], 2201 East M 68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8259

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

Blooming Ideas [Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

Cheboygan County Community Based Outpatient Clinic [VA Medical Facilities], 14540 Mackinaw Hwy, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, Phone: (231) 436-5176

Coldwell Banker Northern Lakes [Real Estate Agencies], 3970 S. Straits Hwy, PO Box 631, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: 231-238-9336

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HITS - 94.9 FM [Radio Station], 523 Meadows, Tawas City, MI 49730, Phone: (989) 362-3417

Jay's Firewood [Firewood Sales], 3300 M 68, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-6762

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Mike & Dave's Trim & Style Barber Shop [Barber Shops], 3759 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7071

Rental Express [Snowmobiles, Lawn Mowers, Sporting Goods, Lawn Mowers-Sharpening & Repairing, Bicycle Rental, Leasing Service, Rental Service Stores & Yards], 1436 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9696

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

The Ark [Bookstores], 3696 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8030

Big Bear Adventures [Canoes Rental & Trips, Sporting Goods, Tourist Information & Attractions ], 4271 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, Michigan 49749, Phone: (231) 238-8181

Blooming Ideas [Art & Craft Galleries, Home Decor, Bike Rentals], 3499 South Staits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-4111

Chillermania [Bookstores], 1651 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-0338

Drost's Chocolates [Candy Maker], 3676 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-6911

Indian River Sports Center [Sporting Goods], 562 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-2110

Modoc Log Furniture [Furniture Maker], 5684 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-7251

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Northland Sports Co [Sporting Goods], 6074 River St., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9382

Rental Express [Snowmobiles, Lawn Mowers, Sporting Goods, Lawn Mowers-Sharpening & Repairing, Bicycle Rental, Leasing Service, Rental Service Stores & Yards], 1436 S Straits Hwy., Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 238-9696

Seasons of the North Winery [Wineries & Vineyards], 9090 W M-68 Hwy, PO Box 2056, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: (231) 548-1280

The Summer Store [Sporting Goods], 3927 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, Phone: 231) 238-7377

 

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