Wellston is in the heart of the Manistee National Forest. It's also known for it's amazing fishing up and down the Pine and Manistee Rivers. Tippy Dam, on the Manistee, is renowned for it's fishing season after season. Wellston also has lots of trails for hiking, biking, mushroom hunting, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Wellston kids go to KND Schools, (Kaleva, Norman, Dickson).