Why Choose Irons Recreation Property?

The Irons, Michigan area is surrounded by recreational opportunities that are unique to the Manistee National Forest. The Manistee National Forest provides recreation opportunities for visitors, habitat for fish and wildlife, and resources for local industry.  Our natural resources include the Pine River – known for kayaking and canoeing, The Little Manistee River – known for fly fishing and the Big Manistee with exceptional salmon and trout fishing. In the fall the woods and fields are favorite spots for bowhunters, small game hunters, and deer hunters. Winter recreation enthusiasts enjoy miles of trails for snowmobiling, skiing, and snowshoeing.
Let us help you find the perfect base camp for YOUR outdoor adventures in the Manistee National Forest!

ATV/Trail Report: Irons Area Tourist Association

Snow Trail Report: Michigan Snowmobile Association

Little Manistee River: National Forest Service

North Country Trail: https://www.getoffthecouch.info/lake/lcnct.htm

Big M Cross-Country and Mountain Bike Trail:   https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/hmnf/recarea/?recid=18708

Backpacking/Hiking the Manistee River Trail: https://www.visitmanisteecounty.com/hiking-loop-manistee-river-trail-north-country-trail-loop?gclid=CjwKCAjwqdn1BRBREiwAEbZcR4rxi1j01ByNkG_XiL-4HuoM7eW6jBfkKKrpPkuYaVaEQaKE8fdTdhoC2FUQAvD_BwE