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Pricing.

Memorial Day to week following Labor Day

The main house, three bedrooms, three bath, full kitchen, great room, deck, sleeps 8 maximum. Rates - $1,750 per week. Saturday 4p.m. to Saturday 11a.m.

We rent the main house for full weeks only.

Cabin Rates

These units sleep four maximum in two double beds.

Rates - $550 weekly for the summer season. Off-season, $70/night and $425/week.

Send us the $100 booking fee.

To make reservations call 231-480-4131 or email fordlakecottages@gmail.com

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General Area Information

Fishermen will enjoy the sport of catching pan fish, bass, pike, and there are even stories of walleyes being caught right off the dock. A row boat is available at no charge for those wanting to try their luck fishing other areas of the lake or just take a ride around the shoreline.

Summer

Mid-day, families enjoy swimming, sunning and water activities. Bring along the speed boat or personal watercraft and enjoy great days in the sun. A fire pit is available for a great way to end a busy day. Sit back, relax and watch the sun set. Don't forget the marshmallows!

Winter

Bring your snowmobiles in the winter for great riding on the local trail systems. Snowmobilers can leave the cabin and within minutes be in the Manistee National Forest. These trails will take a rider all the way to the Baldwin, Iron, and Cadillac Trails, north to Wellston or Kaleva and even into the Manistee Trail Systems. You're even close enough to trailer up to Traverse City (1.5 hours) for day rides.

If you're not a snowmobiler but enjoy getting away, Ford Lake Cottages are the perfect place. Try ice fishing on the lake, winter festivals, cross country skiing and your only 45 minutes away from down-hill skiing (Cadillac).

Spring/Fall

Spring and Fall in northern Michigan is very relaxing and a great way to get away. Many enjoy quiet nature walks, fishing, and hunting. Special rates available during Spring and Fall. A great place for hunters as Ford Lake Cottages is only minutes from the Manistee National Forest for hunters, mushroomers or nature viewing. Also, many great rivers nearby for fishing, canoeing or kayaking.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby attractions include the Little River Casino, Manistee National Forest, Manistee River, Pere Marquette and Sauble River, all known for great fishing and canoeing. Don't forget that Lake Michigan is only minutes away. Take the kids for a special day out; Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park (owned by Cedar Point) is one hour away in Muskegon.