Cheboygan, Michigan bridge and water
Cheboygan: Getaway
to the Waterways

Cheboygan

Cheboygan is the Gateway to the Waterways. With three rivers, three lakes and more than 40 miles of inland boating, steer your outboard through its lock system and "rev it up" on the open water. 

Indian River is in the center of the Inland Waterway, two blue ribbon trout streams - Sturgeon River, the fastest flowing river in the Northern Lower Peninsula and the beautiful Pigeon River.

Mackinaw City is the gateway to all things Northern Michigan and proud to be the home of three National Historic sites, world's most beautiful suspension bridge "The Mighty Mac" and ferries to magical Mackinac Island.

The Great Up North

A "Land of Endless Discovery" awaits you in Michigan's Great Up North. Welcome to Cheboygan County.

Cross in the Woods

Indian River is home to one of Michigan's best known attractions, the Cross in the Woods. This seven-ton gigantic depiction of Jesus is suspended on the world's largest crucifix standing 55' tall.

Cross in the Woods
Cheboygan Opera House

The Victorian Cheboygan Opera House is the heart of downtown. The current structure, completed in 1888, stands proudly as a beacon to the arts in the Straits of Mackinac region.

Cheboygan Opera House
Fishing

Cast your line for some of the finest fresh water fishing in Michigan. Bass, walleye, perch, pike and more all swim in Cheboygan's rivers and lakes.

Black Mountain Recreational Area

Black Mountain Recreational Area offers 60 miles of off road trails, as well as a 65-acre scramble area.

Great Wild Elk

If you love the wild and the magnificent, come and see the elk. Cheboygan Area has the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi.

Gateway to the Waterways

The Inland Waterway is an unforgettable experience.

US Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw

The largest Coast Guard vessel on the Great Lakes.

Dive the Straits

Over 50 known shipwrecks lie in the Straits of Mackinaw.