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Michigan whitewater, Ocqueoc River

Presque Isle county, CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II(III)     7 miles
 
Riding Chipmunck Falls on the Ocqueoc Says KGR (see picture)

Looking forward to a great 2011 season keep the ocqueoc in your must see plan for this year, we offer old town canoes and kayaks and have daily trips from Ocqueoc Lake downstream to Lake Huron Season starts on Memorial Day

The Ocqueoc is quite perfect for kids and first times yet scenic enough to keep the experienced boater happy. Deadfall is abundant and challenges
    your skill yet current is slow enough to allow you time to manuever, have fun.

Call (989) 245-7204 for info or go to OcqueocOutfitters.com for more info. Says OcqueocOutfitters

The Ocqueoc River is great.
Check out the pic. Says SM (see picture)

The river is full of deadfall and logjams between the falls and Ocqueoc Lake. Says Steve

Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Michigan is often easier than elsewhere, so better not forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. This stretch of Ocqueoc River in Michigan is 7 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II(III) section by American Whitewater. The beautiful scenery
 
of Presque Isle County and the water flowing gracefully down Ocqueoc River will make you feel great. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Alpena, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with not too many other rivers for that. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground stretch is one of them.

Ocqueoc River, CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Ocqueoc River.
 Whitewater Near Ocqueoc River:
Ocqueoc River, Presque Isle County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 7 miles long (CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground)
 Ski Areas Near Ocqueoc River:
Treetops, Michigan , 40 miles away, 225 foot drop, 5 lifts, 23 runs
Skyline Ski Slide, Michigan , 59 miles away, 210 foot drop, 5 lifts, 14 runs
Nubs Nob, Michigan , 59 miles away, 427 foot drop, 10 lifts, 53 runs
Hanson Hills, Michigan , 59 miles away, 225 foot drop, 5 lifts, 11 runs
Boyne Mountain, Michigan , 61 miles away, 500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 60 runs
Boyne Highlands, Michigan , 61 miles away, 552 foot drop, 10 lifts, 54 runs
Searchmont, Ontario , 68 miles away, 750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Shanty Creek, Michigan , 81 miles away, 450 foot drop, 10 lifts, 49 runs
Apple Mountain, Michigan , 92 miles away, 220 foot drop, 6 lifts, 12 runs
 Marinas Near Ocqueoc River:
Rogers City Boat Harbor, Rogers City , 17 miles away
 Beaches Near Ocqueoc River:
Huron Beach, Presque Isle , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Ocqueoc River:
Gorton House, Lewiston , 29 miles away
BEST WESTERN River Terrace, Cheboygan , 32 miles away
Hometown Inn, Indian River , 38 miles away
Treetops Resort, Gaylord , 40 miles away
Days Inn Alpena, Alpena , 42 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Ocqueoc River:
Ocqueoc Falls State Forest Campground, Millersburg, 1 miles away
Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground, Onaway, 10 miles away
Shoepac Lake State Forest Campground, Onaway, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Ocqueoc River:
Onaway State Park, Michigan , 12 miles away
P. H. Hoeft State Park, Michigan , 13 miles away
Clear Lake State Park, Michigan , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Ocqueoc River:
Stoney Links Golf Course, Onaway , 9 miles away
Black Lake Golf Club, Onaway , 15 miles away
Elk Ridge Golf Course, Atlanta , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Ocqueoc River
Lake Louise, Presque Isle , 7 miles away
Lake Ruth, Presque Isle , 10 miles away
Tomahawk Creek Flooding, Presque Isle , 11 miles away

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