Hunting the Western U.P. Michigan
Excellent Grouse, Black Bear and Deer hunting land surrounds the Resort

Running Bear Resort Paulding Michigan - Surrounded by the Ottawa National Forest -  Western Upper Peninsula

Running Bear Resort
is an excellent place for
hunting groups with its
affordable lodging.
1 & 2 bedroom
super clean
price based on
4 person occupancy
full kitchens
Dish TV
Wireless Internet

Hunting Dogs Welcome
Good stake out areas

Campsites with
water & electric

Licenses, Ammo &

Paulding General Store
1 block away

Settlers Co-op
Bruce Crossing
Open till midnight
8 miles north

8 miles south

Information or Reservation



Phone 906-827-3208

Black Bear

The Running Bear has been a
place for bear hunters since the
1950s. We are in a great location
the Resort is in the Bergland
Management Unit and the Amasa
unit is across the road

Ruffed Grouse

Hunting is excellent in the area
surrounding the resort.
Season Dates (all zones):
Sept. 15-Nov. 14
Dec. 1-Jan. 1


Sept. 19 - Nov. 1

Whitetail Deer


Archery Season:
October 1-November 14  
December 1-January 1
Regular Firearm Season:
November 15-30
Muzzleloading Season:
Zone 1 (UP): 10 days starting
1st Friday in December

Canada Goose
Sept. 22 - Nov. 5

Ducks & Mergansers
Oct. 4 - Dec. 2

September 15  - March 31

DNR Hunting Digest
Sharpen your skill at a Great Gun Club
fifteen minutes from the Running Bear.
It has a world class sporting clays course
and trap shooting all open to the public.

Running Bear Resort
4593 Old US 45
Paulding, MI 49912
email -
3 Generations of Bow Hunters
The Nugents
Located 8 Miles North of Watersmeet 10 miles South of Bruce Crossing on US Hwy 45
Black Bear UP MI 2009
Western U.P. Grouse
Mike Schulz owner of the Running Bear with
the Legendary Tom Knapp The Shooting Star
and one of the Greatest Exhibition
Shooters in the world
Tom Knapp & Mike Schulz
A couple days of good bird hunting
Deer Camp 2009
Evan Pearson age 4 - first year deer hunting
Stan Pearson Jr. got. Evan worked the bleat call!
Paulding MI Deer Camp
Running Bear Resort
Annual Deer Camp Cookout
25  great steaks for
25 Hungry Hunters
Merchant Account
USA Shooting
Linda Schulz
owner of
Running Bear
Lon Rokosz
10 point 18"Spread