Chocolay Township


Chocolay Township is known for its scenic beauty and rural charm. Experience the tranquility of country living while being just a short drive away from Marquette’s amenities. Chocolay Township, Michigan, epitomizes the charm of rural living with its scenic landscapes and peaceful atmosphere. Nestled in the Upper Peninsula, it offers residents a tranquil escape from city life while still providing convenient access to nearby amenities in Marquette. The township boasts pristine forests, sparkling lakes, and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, boating, and wildlife viewing. With excellent schools, a strong sense of community, and a slower pace of life, Chocolay Township is the perfect destination for those seeking a close-knit community and a connection to nature.

Key Features

  • Spacious rural properties and waterfront homes
  • Abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, fishing, and boating
  • Community parks, playgrounds, and sports facilities
  • Close-knit community with a strong sense of local pride


  • Homes do not come on the market very frequently in Chocolay Township
  • Some residents find driving past the “rock cut” near the Michigan Welcome Center to be more dangerous than other areas during the winter due to its proximity to Lake Superior and tendency to have poor visibility during storms.
  • Chocolay Township has a lower tax rate compared to many Marquette County municipalities.