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Rivers

  • Yellow Dog is only a short run; its four miles go by all too quickly. But the National Wild and Scenic Rivers council decided that a four mile span here was enough to designate distinctive status and ...
  • This river can be rough in spots, with quick, cascading falls and smooth in long stretches of calm water. There are plenty of put ins and take outs, so it shouldn’t be a problem if you want to take ...
  • This waterway is not for the faint of heart, unless you’re going just for the views. Huron shoots through Michigan with class three and four rapids and if the levels are correct, it can make for som...
  • The Au Sable was established as a National Wild and Scenic River in 1984 and has gradually gained quite a reputation. It is an easy going stream that draws tons of canoe enthusiasts every year.
  • The Whitefish River canoe trail offers approximately 28 miles of good canoeing. It offers the canoer two trails, the East Branch is approximately 8 miles longer than the West Branch. Two and a half...

  • This river is wadeable throughout its length.

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  • The Pine River is a National Scenic River located in the Manistee National Forest, approximately 20 miles southwest of Cadillac, Michigan. A high-gradient stream, it drops an average 10 feet per mi...

  • The Pere Marquette River is a very popular fishing and canoeing river. Its crystal clear water and the variety of terrain and vegetation along its banks were attractive enough for it to be classifi...

  • Large variety of vegetative types, from marsh meadows to upland hardwoods. Northern segments have increasily steep terrain. Most of the countryside is remote and wild.

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  • One of northern Michigan's most picturesque fishing streams. Wadeable throughout its length.

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  • This river can suopply some surprises. Plenty of brook trout from the headwaters to the Brule. Downstream from the City of Iron River, this is a Type II trout stream. Please check your regulations....

  • The Indian River Canoe Trailhead at Fish Lake is approximately 36 miles northwest of Manistique, and about 15 miles south of Munising. The Indian River, from Fish Lake to Indian Lake, a total of al...

  • This is a very scenic river to float in the spring for brook trout. Bring some spinners and a frying pan for shore lunch.

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  • Excellent Fishing Opportunities, access to Lake Superior where charters are ready to take you out for an exciting day of trolling for lake trout and salmon. Steelhead can be found in the Black Rive...

  • The slow moving, meandering AuTrain River offers an excellent four to six hour canoe trip. The trail begins at the Forest Service boat launch in the AuTrain Lake Campground and proceeds north appro...