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Dead River, Michigan

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AW Class: IV-V+
Length: 6.9 miles
Average Gradient: 59 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.55183
Longitude: -87.51957

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.57366
Longitude: -87.4694

Paddling Rivers Near Dead River, Michigan:

   Dead River, Marquette County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6.9 miles long (McClure Dam to Forestville Road)

   Carp River, Marquette County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 2.5 miles long (Carp Lake dam to CR553)

   Carp River, Marquette County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.3 miles long (CR553 to Highway 41)

   Dead River, Marquette County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.3 miles long (CR 550 Bridge)

   Escanaba River - East Branch, Marquette County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.25 miles long (Section 20 Bridge to O'Neal Creek confluence)

   Big Garlic River, Marquette County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 3.3 miles long (Goldmine Road to Cty 550)

   Escanaba River - Middle Branch, Marquette County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.9 miles long (Cataract Basin Dam to powerhouse)

   Escanaba River - Middle Branch, Marquette County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.6 miles long (1.2 mile above CR565 to 0.4 mile below CR565)

   Escanaba River, Marquette County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 19 miles long (Gwinn to River Road)

   Yellow Dog River, Marquette County, 17 miles away
      Class II-V - 5.1 miles long (CR510 to CR550)

   Escanaba River - Middle Branch, Marquette County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV+ - 9.3 miles long (White City Falls to 1 mile above CR565)

   Chocolay River, Marquette County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.2 miles long (Highway 41 to Cty Road BH)

Hotels near Dead River, Michigan:

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Marquette, MI, Marquette
3.6 miles away
Comfort Suites Marquette, Marquette
3.7 miles away
Days Inn Marquette, Marquette
3.8 miles away
My Place Hotel-Marquette MI, Marquette
3.8 miles away
Holiday Inn MARQUETTE, Marquette
4.6 miles away
Settle Inn Marquette, Marquette
5.1 miles away
Staybridge Suites MARQUETTE, Marquette
5.8 miles away
Ramada Marquette, Marquette
6.6 miles away
Landmark Inn, Marquette
7.1 miles away
Hampton Inn Marquette-Waterfront MI, Marquette
7.1 miles away
Cedar Motor Inn, Marquette
7.6 miles away
Econo Lodge Lakeside, Marquette
8.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Dead River, Michigan:

   Marquette Tourist Park, Marquette, 6 miles away

   City Of Marquette, Marquette, 7 miles away

   Gitche Gumee Campground and RV, Marquette, 9 miles away

   Horseshoe Lake Campgrounds, Gwinn, 13 miles away

   Country Village RV Park, Ishpeming, 13 miles away

   Farquar-Metsa Tourist Park, Gwinn, 14 miles away

   Pike Lake State Forest Campground - Marquette, Gwinn, 15 miles away

Public Lands Near Dead River, Michigan:

   Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising - MI, 61 miles away

   Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park, Michigan, 30 miles away

   Van Riper State Park, Michigan, 34 miles away

Current weather conditions at Dead River, Michigan

Local climate location: CHAMPION VAN RIPER PK 13 miles away

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