www.thekonteka.com

The Konteka Black Bear Resort
M
otel,  Restaurant & Lounge,  Bowling Lanes,  Gift Shop, Convenience Store, Gas Pumps

White Pine, MI



     ATV Trails:
       There are a growing number of ATV trails in the area.  ATV's are required to have a Michigan DNR ORV sticker.  For more information on
       trails and trail stickers contact the Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment (MI-TRALE) or the Department of
       Natural Resources District Office in Baraga, MI at (906) 353-6651.




Fall Color Season:
From early to mid October the forest lights up with brilliant maples between green pines.  A beautiful sight, great photo opportunity and a must see.

Fishing:
There are many streams and rivers in the area along with Lake Gogebic and Lake Superior.  Many anglers find an abundance of walleye, jumbo perch, northern pike, bass, trout, salmon among others within the waters here.  Check the Michigan DNR Website for more information on licenses and seasons.

Hunting:
Whether you are intersted in bear, elk, deer, wild turkeys or small game you will find many public hunting spots.  If you are new to the area, there are many guide services available.  Check the Michigan DNR Website for more information on licenses and seasons.




     Lake Gogebic:
        During warmer months Lake Gogebic is a great place for boating, canoing, kayaking,
        relaxing in the sun or fishing.  Enjoy ice fishing for walleye and perch in the winter.  
        Bring out the portable shanty or rent an ice shack from local rental and guide services.


           


            Lake Superior:
                  Walk the beach, search for driftwood and stones, take in the view of waves frozen in the winter or crashing in the summer with
                   a beautiful backdrop of a luminous sunset.  Charter a fishing boat or take a swim in the clearest water of the Great Lakes.




Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis:
Away from the drowning city lights, the night sky puts on a show of northern lights and shooting starts.



Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park:
The Porcupine Mountains consist of 60,000 acres that run along approximately 20 miles of Lake Superior coastline.  Whether you visit in winter, spring, summer or fall, the scenic over look at Lake of the Clouds is a beautiful sight.  There are 23 miles of trails and more than 60 waterfalls.  The park is has many trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ATVing, cross country skiing, or just sight seeing and many great photo opportunities.   


Skiing:
For the down hill skier, the Porcupine Mountains have 11 miles of ski hills over 320 acres over looking Lake Superior.  There are over 25 miles of cross-country ski trails that are groomed daily surrounding the main hill of the Porcupine Mountains.

Snowmobile Trails:
Trail #1 runs along M-64 through the edge of White Pine, just off our parking lot.  From The Konteka, go south on Trail #1 to Bergland, MI, located at the far north end of Lake Gogebic.  Head north on Trail #1 to Silver City, MI, located on the coast of Lake Superior and the edge of the Porcupine Mountains.  Take Trail #1 south just out of town and get on Trail #12 to Ontonagan, MI.

Water Falls:
Among over 90 waterfalls, big and small in the area, are the more noted Bonanza Falls, just north of The Konteka off of M-64 (before Silver City), Agate Falls and Bond Falls east of Bergland off M-28 (east of M-45).  Agate Falls is just off the road with a walking bridge (snowmobile Trail #8) overlooking the falls.  Coming from The Konteka, Bond Falls (20-foot waterfall) an be found by taking M-64 south to Bergland, M-28 east to M-45, then south to the town of Paulding and east on Bond Falls road.