Paulding is an historic town in south Ontonagon County. It
is a perfect spot for a getaway that is centered around nature
destinations. There are a number of hiking and ORV trails,
three waterfalls are nearby and it is just a short scenic drive to
Nature has smiled on this area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with
its beautiful forests of spruce, balsam, maple, birch, and aspen.
Your stay here will be highlighted by sightings of white tail deer,
American bald eagles, loons, black, bear, coyotes, and even illusive
timber wolves and moose. Paulding is surrounded by Ottawa National Forest land today, was once a busy
sawmill town surrounded by logging activity. It still has a general
store, a tavern, and a few other businesses and houses. Fishing and
hunting are major pursuits today.
With snow covering the ground here from November until April, winter
sports enthusiasts love our magnificent winters. Located about an
hour’s drive from several downhill ski hills, we have it all!
Snowmobile, ice fishing, ski, snowshoe, sled, sightsee, or just
relax. Do a little or do a lot. Watersmeet is a true winter
playground with accommodations ranging from motels; hotels and a
casino resort to cabins, cottages, and vacation homes. You’ll long
remember the breathtaking winter scenery and peacefulness here.
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