Welcome to beautiful Ontonagon, located on the south shore of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. From our downtown location and easy trail access at Griswold’s Lodge, you are in the perfect place to explore the region, from the Porcupine Mountains to Lake Superior, and everything in between. Come see us in every season—whether you’re hiking or snowshoeing, ATVing or snowmobiling, boating or skiing, there’s always an adventure to be found. Allow Griswold to be your guide and share his favorite places with you.

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The Porcupine Mountains


Explore the natural beauty of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park and find stunning scenery, flowing waterfalls, and breathtaking vistas, including Lake of the Clouds and Summit Peak, as well as the popular North Country and Escarpment trails. Explore the hiking trails, snowshoe, mountain bike, snowmobile, ATV, or follow a driving route to experience this beautiful place.



Griswold’s Lodge is located in downtown Ontonagon, close to everything this vibrant community has to offer. Walk, ATV, or snowmobile to a number of local bars and restaurants (we’d be happy to recommend our favorites), explore local shops for souvenirs, and visit the historic museum and lighthouse. 

Lake Superior


Only a few blocks from Griswold’s Lodge, enjoy the sandy beaches of Lake Superior—Griswold’s favorite place to play fetch!—or rent a boat from the nearby rental company to get on the water. With many different access points and secret locations, we'd love to tell you about all the things you can do by the water.

The Perfect Place to Get Away from It All

With endless opportunities to explore and reconnect with nature, Ontonagon is the ideal place for a Michigan getaway. Reserve your room and get ready for an unforgettable stay in the Upper Peninsula.