The Forks River Lodge

Pet Friendly Kitchen / Kitchenette Parking

Forks River Lodge: A Historic Riverside Retreat Amidst the Grand Traverse Pines

Nestled in the heart of nature, Forks River Property presents an exclusive haven that has served as a secluded retreat for the elite of the Grand Traverse region. This magnificent log home, set upon a sprawling 10-acre estate at the confluence of the North and South branches of the Boardman River, offers a serene escape amidst the pines. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Traverse City, it promises an idyllic blend of tranquility and convenience, perfect for those seeking to indulge in fishing, hunting, kayaking, or simply unwinding in nature's lap.

AMENITIES: Where Luxury Meets Nature

Private Peninsula Setting

Enjoy unparalleled privacy on your own peninsula, surrounded by Boardman River.

Historic Full Log Home

Experience the charm and warmth of a traditional log cabin with a rich history.


Your furry friends are welcome here, making it a perfect retreat for family.

Expansive Green Space

With 10 acres of lush, green landscapes, the outdoors is yours to explore.

Riverfront Access

Situated at the forks of the Boardman River, access to water activities is right at your doorstep.

Close to Traverse City

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a peaceful retreat that's only a 15-minute drive to downtown amenities.

Ideal for Fishing

Anglers will find themselves in paradise with fishing opportunities in river's waters.

Kayaking and Canoeing

Launch your kayak or canoe directly from the property for a serene river adventure.

Hunting Haven

The surrounding woods provide a prime hunting ground for enthusiasts.

Spacious Accommodations

The log home's spacious interiors offer comfort and rustic elegance.

Natural Beauty

Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the surrounding pines and river vistas.

Perfect for Relaxation

With its tranquil setting and cozy atmosphere, it's the ideal spot for relaxing.

Does this look like fun? Book Your Stay Today!

Experience Packages

Want a full catered experience?

The Outdoorsman
4 Day Hunting & Fishing Getaway
3000/4 people
  • Guided Hunt
  • Guided Fishing
  • Steak Dinner
  • Cigar and Liquor Bar Stocked
  • Premium Snacks
Relax & Unwind
Sleeps 6
  • Private en-suite bathroom
  • Top quality hotel-grade mattresses
  • Crisp white linen
  • Cosy down duvets
Family Adventure
  • Private en-suite bathroom
  • Top quality hotel-grade mattresses
  • Crisp white linen
  • Cosy down duvets
Our stay was amazing. We will be returning again.
Amy Johnson