Things To Do & See

Idlewild, MI & Surrounding Community


Houseman's Food

(~5 miles)

9559 S M 37
Baldwin, MI 49304

(231) 745-2761


(~30 miles)

15400 Waldron Way
Big Rapids, MI 49307

(231) 527-0200

Pattie Drug

(~3 miles)

868 Michigan Ave, Baldwin, MI 49304

(231) 745-4697

Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital

(~19 miles)

24 hours

300 N Patterson Rd,

Reed City, MI 49677

(231) 832-3271

IdlewildEats at Morton's

(Seasonal Hours)

6389 Tacoma St.

Idlewild, MI 49642

(231) 287-5437

876 Baldwin 

(~ 3.5 miles)

876  Michigan Ave.

Baldwin, MI 49304

(231) 791-5876

Chase Creek Smokehouse

(~10 miles)

7143 S Depot St

Chase, MI 49623

(231) 832-8303


For information on hiking in Lake County, please visit:
Manistee National Forest
Pere Marquette State Forest
National Park Service
North Country Scenic Trail Association

For Rail To Trails in Lake County, MI please visit: @railstotrailslakecountymichigan

For more information on biking in Lake County, please visit:

Marquette Trails Golf Course (~9.0 miles)

Intimidator Golf Course

(~20 miles)

Spring Valley Golf Course

(~19 miles)


For information on fishing in Lake County, please visit:

Ed's Sport Shop - Bait Shop

(~4 miles)

Address: 712 Michigan Ave, Baldwin, MI 49304

Phone:(231) 745-4974

Fishing Tour Guides

Baldwin, MI

(~3.5 miles)

Information, permits and licenses can be obtained at the offices below as well as at many local stores and service stations.

Please check with the Michigan DNR to confirm all season dates and check for any changes:

Manistee National Forest Field Office

(231) 745-4631

Michigan Department of Recreation Field Office

(231) 745-4651

Idlewild Lake is an all-sports lake: jet ski, boating, water skiing, wake boarding, SUP, etc

Baldwin Canoe Rental

(~5 miles)

Canoe, kayak, raft, & tube rentals on the Pere Marquette National Scenic River. 

(231) 745-4669

Pine River Paddlesports Center
9590 S. Grandview Highway S 37
Wellston, MI 49689
Phone: (231) 862-3471