Curtis is surrounded by the largest lake complex in the Upper Peninsula! Visitors to the area can enjoy a variety of year-round recreational opportunities, spectacular accommodations, water-filled activities, and plenty of wildlife to observe and photograph.
Curtis is a one of a kind waterfront village bordered by the Manistique lakes and centrally located in the heart of The Great Waters. Stay in Curtis and explore the wonders of nearby Seney Wildlife Refuge, the majesty of Tahquamenon Falls, the pristine beauty of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, or the quiet beauty and amazing history of Mackinac Island.
A few of our favorite things to see and do in Curtis...
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Created by nature but managed for the nature lover, the 95,000-acre Refuge welcomes hikers and bikers, canoers and kayakers, skiers and snowshoers, photographers and artists. You might not meet many people, but you'll make the acquaintance of graceful trumpeter swans, majestic bald eagles, beavers, or sandhill cranes. With over 7,000 acres of open water and 21 pools for nesting ducks and geese, the area is alive with beauty and activity. Along the seven mile loop, whether driving, hiking or biking, you will have the opportunity to see more than 200 species of birds.
Curtis is most known for its abundant acreage of water. With three refreshing inland lakes; North Manistique, South Manistique and Manistique Lakes, the water recreation opportunities are endless for visitors to the area. Kayaking, canoeing, swimming are some of the favorite water recreation pasttimes in Curtis. The shores of the Manistique Lake's also offer an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities.