N 10140 CR 135 (Hwy. 33), McMillan, MI 49853 (906) 586-6950 [email protected]

Nature's Kennel: Dog Sledding

Nature’s Kennel, owned by Ed and Tasha Stielstra, is located near McMillan in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Nature’s Kennel is home to over 150 outstanding Alaskan Huskies. Both Ed and Tasha successfully compete in distance and mid-distance races throughout the nation, and around the world.  Ed has finished Alaska’s Iditarod seven times, and both Ed and Tasha are past UP 200 Champions.  In addition to racing, the Stielstras operate a touring business to teach others the joy of running sled dogs.  Each year, Ed and Tasha speak to thousands of adults and children across the Midwest about the dedication and teamwork it takes to fulfill a dream. 

2018 Mushing Camps for Kids! August 3-6 and August 10-13 ? This is an amazing opportunity for kids to learn about all things mushing! Lodging at Musher's Village, meals and activities provided. Click for more information.

All Tours are done by reservation. Please call ahead for availability! 

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Directions: At McMillan (located along M-28), there is a flashing yellow light.  At the light, turn north onto CR 415/McMillan Ave. Go north about 8 miles until you come to a stop sign. Go through the stop and Nature’s Kennel is the second driveway on the left. There is a big sign for the kennel at the driveway. PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR GPS, FOLLOW THESE WRITTEN DIRECTIONS! 

PO Box 5
McMillan, MI  49853
Tel: 1-906-748-0513
Email: [email protected]