Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our customers, changes have been made to amenities Northwind offers. To view a current listing, refer to the COVID-19 tab listed under the menu. Please read/review the Customer Letter and the Release Waiver prior to making or arriving for a reservation. Thank you for your understanding.

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Northwind Owners

Northwind Resort

12553 S West Torch Lake Drive
Rapid City, MI 49676-9333
(231) 322-4554


From I-75 at M-72 or US-31 at M-72:

  1. Take M-72 West from Kalkaska or East from Traverse City, to the Rapid City/Alden turnoff.
  2. Follow signs to Village of Rapid City.
  3. At the BP Gas Station, turn left onto Aarwood.
  4. At the next stop sign, turn left onto Crystal Beach Road (at the intersection, you will see a sign stating, “Kewadin/Elk Rapids”).
  5. Drive over the Torch River Bridge.  Turn right at the blinking light onto S. West Torch Lake Drive.