About Us

For years the Cedars Resort was managed by Michael Ashbaugh for his mother and owner, Cindy. Micheal now owns his own home and works at Clyde's and Dam Site Inn. Cindy has three other adult childern, Sara, Jenna, and Kathryn, and four grandchildren with a 5th on the way in September 2017. All of her children are either married or happily attached to a significant other. Cindy works for Cheboygan County Probate Court and eventually moved to Carp Lake to live.

Cindy and Jason met in Carp Lake at Clyde's (hey, don't judge there's not a lot of places to socialize in Carp Lake. (Ha Ha) and then married in 2015. Jason is a lifelong resident of the Carp Lake area, working locally as a carpenter, along with co-owning the Cedar's his carpentry company is Eberly Creative Woodworking. Jason has a daughter, Kialeigh, who lives with her mom.

Jason, Cindy and adopted Clyde.






Cabins are normally rented by the week only during June, July and August …unless there is an opening… then we will rent nightly with a 24 hour advance notice and a two night minimum stay. Reservation deposit is $200.00 for weekly rentals.

Cancellations need to be made 30 days in advance for a refund of your deposit.

May, September and October are flexible on daily rentals.  Call for availability.


There are row boats at the dock for your enjoyment and plenty of docking and parking area for your boat and trailer. Two fire rings are available for your enjoyment, one by the lake and one in the cabin common area and there’s a large sandy play area with swings and a slide.  

Pets are welcome. The pet fee is $25.00 per week per dog.