Adventure Awaits Michigan Western Upper Peninsula

Sylvania Wilderness

Kayak the Sylvania Wilderness

Few Wilderness areas compare to Sylvania with its old growth forest and pristine lakes. Leave your motors and wheels behind and enjoy the solitude of this fantastic 19,000-acre wilderness area. Here you will find 34 named lakes – some with sandy beaches, others surrounded by record-sized pines. Many of the lakes are connected by portages, and campsites have been established. Spend the afternoon exploring Sylvania and you might just see a rare orchid, a bald eagles, loons and osprey.This wilderness area offers canoe and kayak camping, 30 miles of hiking trails. Trails are well suited for both day hiking and backpacking trips. Car camping is also available in the beautiful forest at Clark Lake.

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