More to offer. . .

Need to brush up on your outdoor skills or learn new ones?
We are looking for people interested in building upon their outdoor skills to help them enjoy their time in the Northern Michigan woods. 

We can offer classes in:

Fire Building - learn how to gather tinder and make kindling
Dutch Oven Cooking - create a dessert you can enjoy at the end of class
Bird Watching - spend quiet time in the woods watching birds in their natural habitat
Pioneering - the art of lashings and knots to create useful items
Compass Reading - don't have a GPS? - learn how to read a compass and orient a map so you don't get lost
Camping - basics of campsite and tent setup
Wilderness Survival - learn the basics of spending the night in the woods with limited resources


Fall color tour boat rides. Enjoy the scenic Big Manistee River in all its glory during the beautiful change of seasons. 

Manistee River Outfitters
18925 Stronach Dam Road
Wellston, MI 49689
(231) 510-3194