Located in the heart of a 37 mile inland waterway, Indian River is
the perfect place for watersport enthusiasts. Crooked Lake, the
Crooked River, Burt Lake, the Indian River, Mullett Lake, the
Cheboygan River, and Lake Huron all offer excellent fishing and
recreational opportunities and can be accessed either by boat or a
short drive from Indian River. The Sturgeon River and the Pigeon
River are great for fishing as well as canoeing or tubing.
Hunters and photographers alike will find a good population of small
game, wild turkeys and deer. The nearby Pigeon River State Forrest
is home to the largest elk herd east of the Missisippi River.
Indian River is also home of the worlds largest crucifix. A 55 foot
redwood cross supports a 7 1/2 ton bronze figure of Christ. It is
set in a beautiful floral garden with numerous other works of statuary.
Indian River is centrally located in Northern Michigan. Take exit
310 off I-75. State highways M-27 and M-68 also go right through
Whether you are looking for snowmobile or cross country ski trails,
hunting and fishing opportunities, scenic beauty, or just a convenient
central starting place for other points of interest Indian River has
something for everyone.