Sylvania Wilderness Cabins caters to silent sports enthusiasts or anyone seeking to experience the scenic beauty, wildlife and serenity of a still wild Northwoods.
Our large dock provides a pleasant place to sit and relax, enjoy the scenery, observe a loon, cast a line or take a swim.
Options for paddling and fishing are many. Crooked lake has over 30 miles
Enjoying the sandy shoreline on Sylvania's Loon Lake.
Sylvania Wilderness Cabins
E21831 Crooked Lake Road, Watersmeet, MI 49969
For additional information & reservations contact: Tim and Jill Schmidt
Address: W5541 Firelane 12, Menasha WI 54952
Great opportunities exist here for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, nature photography or simply experiencing a sense of wildness and solitude. When you are ready to come indoors, Sylvania Wilderness Cabins offers clean, cozy, well-furnished cabins for rent. Our cabins are located on Crooked Lake - a beautiful, mostly wild, 556-acre lake. Surrounding almost the entire lake is the Sylvania Wilderness and Recreation Area. Much of our appeal comes from our close proximity to Sylvania which is just a few minutes walk, bike or paddle away.
For biking, miles of scenic roads, both paved and unpaved, wind through the area. A bike ride from our cabins to the Clark Lake beach
Early morning at Sylvania Wilderness Cabins.
of shoreline to paddle along. If you wish to venture further; High Lake, Mountain Lake and Clark Lake can each be accessed from Crooked Lake by a short portage. Additional paddling and portages will take you to the rest of Sylvania's sparkling lakes. The lakes of Sylvania are known for their great bass fishing. Guests are often amazed by the large panfish they catch on Crooked Lake.
on the tree canopied road through the park provides a very scenic ride and can be followed by a refreshing swim at an outstanding sand beach.
Seemingly endless miles of hiking trails can be found in the Sylvania Wilderness and Recreation Area. The backside of our property borders the Ottawa National forest providing additional places to explore.
End of the day catch (and release).
At night, enjoy a campfire, listen to loons calling, owls hooting and possibly wolfs howling. See stars you have not been able to see in the city. We keep our grounds dark at night so you can enjoy the night sky.