Area Activities

Big Spring/Kitch-iti-kipi/Palms Book State Park

No visit to the area is complete without a trip to Palms Book State Park, also known as Kitch-iti-kipi, or The Big Springs. Take a few minutes to enjoy a raft ride across the crystal clear water of this 40 foot deep natural spring. Be sure to get your free copy of the legend of

1380N State Highway 149
Cooks, MI 49817

906-644-5134 ( Main )

Bishop Baraga Shrine & Indian Mission Chapel with Burial Grounds

Frederic Baraga (1797-1868) the “Snowshoe Priest” left his comfortable home in Slovenia in 1832 to begin his missionary work in the Great Lakes region. On May 15, 1832 the Rt. Rev. Frederic Baraga blessed his first church on Indian Lake. It was built with the enthusiastic help of the local Chippewa Indians and dedicated “to

North on M-94 near Indian Lake Golf Course
1305N Birch St
Manistique, MI 49854

Cedar Street Cinemas

Movie Guide: 906-341-6622

114 S. Cedar St.
Manistique, MI 49854



Central Park

Beautiful Park with Fishing, Swimming, Play gound, Farmers Market on Wednesday from 4 to 6 pm,(May to October). Music in Manistique at the Band stand Every Wednesday nigh from 7 to 9, (June thru August). Rec show in May at the Little Bear West located at this site. Many other activities. Look for them on

One mile north of US 2 on M-94... Maple Street.
Manistique, MI 49854

Lake Effect Art Gallery

At Traders Point just west of the bridge in Manistique MI

Manistique, MI 49854


Rainey Wildlife Area

A hiking trail that passes through maple, yellow birch, and mixed conifer habitat takes hikers over boardwalks and through wet areas, leading to an elevated observation platform that provides a feeling of remoteness with outstanding opportunities for viewing wildlife.

Monthly Meetings

All monthly meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 8:00 am.

  • Sept. 27
  • Oct. 25
  • Nov. 29
  • Dec. 20 (due to Christmas holiday)

  • Chamber members and the general public are encouraged to attend.