Getting to Trout Creek

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Airport Information

Pellston Regional Airport – (serviced by Delta) is only a short 20 minute drive from Trout Creek. Rental cars are available at the airport. 1-800-225-2525

Traverse City Cherryland Capital Airport is about 1.5 hours from Trout Creek.

Directions from I-75: (from Southern Michigan)

Summer Directions:

  • Take I-75 North to Indian River – Exit 310
  • Turn left at the stop sign on the exit ramp and continue to the stop light.
  • Turn left at the light onto M-68 West.
  • At the next stoplight (past school) turn right and continue on M-68 West.
  • Follow M-68 for 9.3 miles to US 31 in Alanson.
  • Turn left at the light onto US 31 and travel .7 miles to Powers Rd. and turn right (Citizens National Bank will be on your left).
  • Follow Powers/Hathaway Road 5.3 miles. (Powers Road turns into Hathaway Road after 2.8 miles)
  • At the stop sign turn right onto Pleasantview Road.
  • Follow Pleasantview Road. 3.3 miles to the 2nd Trout Creek entrance (south entrance).


  • Take I-75 North to Gaylord exit #282
  • Turn left on M-32 west
  • Drive about 15 miles to US 131 North
  • Turn right towards Petoskey (22 miles)
  • Continue North (past downtown Petoskey area) to the stoplight at M-119 (Walgreens is on the corner)
  • Turn left (about 3 miles) to the stoplight at Pleasantview Rd. (First Community Bank on the right).
  • Turn right and go 3.5 miles to the first Trout Creek entrance on the right. (south entrance)

Directions from the Upper Peninsula or Canada:

  • I-75 South
  • Merge onto US-31 South via Exit 336 toward Petoskey/Charlevoix
  • In approx 15 miles, turn right onto Brutus Road for 6.5 miles
  • Brutus Road will end at Pleasantview Road
  • Turn left for 1.3 miles to Trout Creek
  • Trout Creek office is located on the left at the second entrance (south entrance)

Directions from Traverse City:

  • US-31 North through Charlevoix, to Petoskey
  • At the US-31/US-131 Junction light (Rite Aid on left, Walgreen on right) turn left
  • Follow US-31 North along the bay 4.5 miles to the signal light (Walgreen is on the left)
  • Turn left onto M-119 approx 3 miles to second signal light (First Community Bank on right)
  • Turn right onto Pleasantview Road for 3.5 miles (past Nub’s Nob)
  • Trout Creek is on your right (south entrance)

Directions from Chicago (6 hours):

  • Merge onto I-94 E via Exit 21 toward Detroit (crossing into Michigan). Then 64.68 miles
  • Merge onto I-196 E/US-31 N via Exit 34 toward Holland/Grand Rapids. Then 45.19 miles
  • Keep right to take I-196 E toward Grand Rapids. Then 31.94 miles
  • Merge onto US-131 N via Exit 77A on the left toward Cadillac. Then 183.30 miles
  • US-131 N becomes US-31 N. Then 3.39 miles
  • Turn left onto M 119/MI-119. Then 3.20 miles
  • Turn right onto S. Pleasantview Road. Then 3.80 miles
  • Trout Creek is on the right-hand side…1/2 mile past Nub’s Nob sign. (south entrance)