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Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: I-IV
Length: 4.4 miles
Average Gradient: 47 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.72314
Longitude: -88.81451

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.74283
Longitude: -88.76111


Paddling Rivers Near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

   Sturgeon River - West Branch, Houghton County, 2 miles away
      Class I-IV - 4.4 miles long (Newberry Road to S Laird Road)

   Otter River - West Branch, Houghton County, 3 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 6.2 miles long (Pike Lake Road to Hazel Swamp Road)

   Sturgeon River, Houghton County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Sturgeon Falls to road before Prickett Lk)

   Perch River, Baraga County, 13 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6.8 miles long (Highway 28 to Sturgeon River)

   Sturgeon River, Baraga County, 16 miles away
      Class I-IV - 6.8 miles long (Plains Road to Sturgeon Gorge Road)

   Ontonagon River East Branch, Ontonagon County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (East Branch Road to Highway 45)

   Sturgeon River, Baraga County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.3 miles long (Highway 41 to Upper Falls)

   Rock River, Baraga County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 5 miles long (Worm Lake outlet to Sturgeon River)

   Falls River, Baraga County, 24 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 2 miles long (Mead Road to Lake Superior)

   Ontonagon River - Middle Branch, Ontonagon County, 24 miles away
      Class I-III - 25 miles long (Highway 2 to Highway 45)

   Ontonagon River, Ontonagon County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 23.1 miles long (Highway 45 to Ontonagon)

   Sandstone Creek, Ontonagon County, 26 miles away
      Class IV - 1 miles long (Roadside along Highway 45)


Hotels near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

Holiday Inn Express HOUGHTON-KEWEENAW, Houghton
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22 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Houghton, MI, Houghton
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22.6 miles away
Ramada Hancock Waterfront, Hancock
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23.6 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Houghton, Houghton
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23.8 miles away
Super 8 Houghton, Houghton
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24.3 miles away
AmericInn Iron River, Iron River
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32.2 miles away
AmericInn Calumet, Calumet
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33.3 miles away
AmericInn Silver City, Silver City
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38.8 miles away
Wild Eagle Lodge, Eagle River
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48.3 miles away
Best Western Derby Inn, Eagle River
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49.6 miles away
Bayside Motor Lodge, Eagle River
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49.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

   Emily Lake State Forest Campground, Toivola, 8 miles away

   Twin Lakes State Park, Toivola, 9 miles away

   Bob Lake Campground and Picnic Area, Houghton County, 9 miles away

   Courtney Lake, Mass City, 11 miles away

   Sturgeon River, Watton, 12 miles away

   Lower Dam Lake Campground, Houghton County, 13 miles away

   Sparrow Rapids Campground, Houghton County, 15 miles away


Trails near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

   Pelkie Creek Hunter Walking Trails, Baraga , 10 miles away


Public Lands Near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

   Isle Royale National Park, Houghton - MI, 24 miles away

   Twin Lakes State Park, Michigan, 9 miles away

   Baraga State Park, Michigan, 20 miles away

   F. J. McLain State Park, Michigan, 27 miles away

   Ottawa National Forest, Michigan, 37 miles away

   Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin, 39 miles away


Lakes Near Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan:

   Courtney Lake, Ontonagon , 10 miles away

   Maggie Lake, Houghton , 16 miles away

   Perch Lake, Iron , 20 miles away



Current weather conditions at Sturgeon River - West Branch, Michigan
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Local climate location: KENTON 27 miles away






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