Located on the Au Sable River, the Riverview Cottage offers the perfect relaxation destination in the serene environment of Northern Michigan. With activities ranging from swimming and fishing to downhill skiing, it is the perfect vacation destination for all seasons. The Riverview Cottage was fully renovated in 2012 to offer the best comfort and luxury to provide the ultimate Northern Michigan experience.
In the SUMMER, enjoy world class fishing, canoeing, swimming, bird watching, golfing and kayaking. Grayling is home to the Manistee and Au Sable Rivers, which are among the premier trout streams in the nation, offering over one hundred miles of cool, crystal clear streams to explore. Visitors will enjoy the convenience of many road access points and public fishing sites with some areas that are best navigated from a canoe or riverboat. Guided canoe and kayak trips are offered at local venues and range in length from 2 hours to several days, depending on your destination (A list of local guides will be provided).
Also, located nearby are local fishing venues that can provide professional guides or visit the world famous Valhalla Ranch or Cherry Creek Farm for scenic hunting grounds. For the golf enthusiast, Forest Dunes and Garland are two of the best golf courses located in Grayling that offer the perfect combination of fun and relaxation.
In the WINTER, visitors can enjoy the Recreation Trails nearby for Snowmobiling (Trail maps are provided). You can enjoy a trail ride North to Cheboygan or East to Alpena! These trails offer a look into the heart of Northern Michigan Winters. Located about 30 minutes west of the Cabins, Hanson Hills Recreation offers downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing and snow shoeing.