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Whitewater Paddling Rivers in Michigan

1. Au Train River
      M94/Dam to below power house
      Class III-IV+, 1 miles
2. Baltimore River
      Highway 45 to Highway 45
      Class III-IV+, 5.4 miles
3. Bear River
      Petoskey
      Class II-III, 1 miles
4. Big Garlic River
      Goldmine Road to Cty 550
      Class III-V, 3.3 miles
5. Big Iron River
      White Pine to Silver City
      Class II-III, 4.3 miles
6. Black River
      Cty 513 to Ramsay
      Class I-II, 6.7 miles
7. Black River
      Ramsey to above Gabbro Falls
      Class II-III, 2.2 miles
8. Black River
      Narrows Park to Conglomerate Falls
      Class II-III+, 7.9 miles
9. Black River
      Conglomerate Falls to Lake Superior
      Class IV-V(V+), 2.6 miles
10. Boardman River
      6 miles South of Traverse City
      Class I-II, 0.5 miles
11. Carp River
      Carp Lake dam to CR553
      Class III-V(V+), 2.5 miles
12. Carp River
      CR553 to Highway 41
      Class II-III, 2.3 miles
13. Carp River
      above Shining Cloud Falls to Lake Superior
      Class IV(V), 1.7 miles
14. Chippewa River
      Mount Pleasant
      Class I-II, 0.1 miles
15. Chocolay River
      Highway 41 to Cty Road BH
      Class I-II(III), 2.2 miles
16. Copper Creek
      logging road to Presque Isle
      Class II-IV, 4 miles
17. Dead River
      McClure Dam to Forestville Road
      Class IV-V+, 6.9 miles
18. Dead River
      CR 550 Bridge
      Class III-IV, 0.3 miles
19. Eagle River
      Phoenix to Eagle River Falls
      Class III-IV(V), 2.3 miles
20. Escanaba River
      Gwinn to River Road
      Class I-II, 19 miles
21. Escanaba River
      Highway Camp Ground to Boney Falls Basin
      Class I-II, 10 miles
22. Escanaba River
      Boney Falls Dam to CR420
      Class II(III), 17 miles
23. Escanaba River - East Branch
      Section 20 Bridge to O'Neal Creek confluence
      Class I-II(III), 2.25 miles
24. Escanaba River - Middle Branch
      White City Falls to 1 mile above CR565
      Class II-IV+, 9.3 miles
25. Escanaba River - Middle Branch
      1.2 mile above CR565 to 0.4 mile below CR565
      Class II-IV, 1.6 miles
26. Escanaba River - Middle Branch
      Cataract Basin Dam to powerhouse
      Class III-IV, 0.9 miles
27. Falls River
      Mead Road to Lake Superior
      Class III-IV+, 2 miles
28. Ford River
      Highway 2 to Highway 35
      Class II-III, 7.75 miles
29. Gratiot River
      Highway 41 to Lower Falls
      Class II-III, 9.4 miles
30. Huron River
      Delhi Mills
      Class I-II, 2.4 miles
31. Huron River - East Br.
      AAA Road to Skanee Rd
      Class II-IV+, 5.6 miles
32. Huron River - West Br.
      Black C Highway Road to logging ford
      Class II-IV(V), 3.9 miles
33. Kalamazoo River
      Plainwell Swell
      Class I-II, 0.2 miles
34. Little Carp River
      Greenstone Falls trail to Lake Superior
      Class III-IV, 5.4 miles
35. Little Iron River
      Nonesuch Falls to Highway 107
      Class II-III(IV), 7.5 miles
36. Michigamme River
      Lake Michigamme to Moose River Camp Ground
      Class I-II, 2.5 miles
37. Michigamme River
      Witbeck Rapids
      Class I-II, 2.5 miles
38. Montreal River
      Logging Road to Lake Superior
      Class I(IV), 13.8 miles
39. Ocqueoc River
      CR638 to Ocqueoc Falls Campground
      Class I-II(III), 7 miles
40. Ontonagon River
      Highway 45 to Ontonagon
      Class I-II, 23.1 miles
41. Ontonagon River
      Thayer Road to FS Road 178
      Class I-II(IV), 9.7 miles
42. Ontonagon River East Branch
      East Branch Road to Highway 45
      Class II-III, 7.5 miles
43. Ontonagon River - Middle Branch
      Burned Dam Camp Ground to Bond Falls Flowage
      Class I-II(III), 8.4 miles
44. Ontonagon River - Middle Branch
      Below Bond Falls to Highway 28
      Class II, 7.7 miles
45. Ontonagon River - Middle Branch
      Highway 2 to Highway 45
      Class I-III, 25 miles
46. Ontonagon River - South Branch
      Highway 28 to W Br Ontonagon
      Class I-III, 19.4 miles
47. Ontonagon River - West Branch
      Norwich Road to Victoria Falls Dam
      Class I-III, 13.4 miles
48. Ontonagon River - West Branch
      Victoria Falls dam to Victoria Dam Road
      Class III-IV, 5.3 miles
49. Otter River - West Branch
      Pike Lake Road to Hazel Swamp Road
      Class II(IV), 6.2 miles
50. Paint River
      Hemlock River to Bates Amasa Road
      Class I-III, 5.6 miles
51. Paint River
      Little Bull Dam to Horserace Rapids
      Class II(III), 2.8 miles
52. Perch River
      Highway 28 to Sturgeon River
      Class II(III), 6.8 miles
53. Peshekee River
      Peshekee Grade to Highway 41
      Class I-III, 17.9 miles
54. Pine River
      Edgetts to Lincoln Bridge
      Class I-II, 16 miles
55. Planter Creek
      Highway 28 to Wirtanen Road
      Class III-IV, 1.1 miles
56. Powder Mill Creek
      above Powderhorn Falls to Cty. 513
      Class II-IV+, 2 miles
57. Presque Isle
      Yondota Falls to Copps Mine Road
      Class IV(V), 1.5 miles
58. Presque Isle
      Underwood Tower Road to Steigers Bridge
      Class II-IV, 7.3 miles
59. Presque Isle
      Steigers Bridge to South Boundary Road
      Class III-V, 8.4 miles
60. Presque Isle
      South Boundary Road to Lake Superior
      Class IV-V, 1.1 miles
61. Ravine River
      Silver Road to Skanee Road
      Class II-III, 6.6 miles
62. Red Cedar River
      Williamston
      Class I, 0.1 miles
63. Red Cedar River
      MSU Wave
      Class I, 0.1 miles
64. Rock River
      Worm Lake outlet to Sturgeon River
      Class II-III+, 5 miles
65. Salmon Trout River
      Confluence of W Br Close to Cty 550
      Class III-V, 8.7 miles
66. Sandstone Creek
      Roadside along Highway 45
      Class IV, 1 miles
67. Silver River
      Silver Road to Arvon Road
      Class III-V, 2.3 miles
68. Silver River
      Arvon Road to Silver Falls Park
      Class III-IV+(V), 4.2 miles
69. Slate River
      Arvon quarry to Quartzite Falls
      Class II-III+, 2.5 miles
70. Slate River
      Silver Road to Skanee Road
      Class III-IV(V), 2.7 miles
71. Sturgeon River
      Highway 41 to Upper Falls
      Class IV-V, 1.3 miles
72. Sturgeon River
      Plains Road to Sturgeon Gorge Road
      Class I-IV, 6.8 miles
73. Sturgeon River
      Sturgeon Falls to road before Prickett Lk
      Class II-III, 4 miles
74. Sturgeon River
      Trowbridge Road to Indian River
      Class I-II, 16 miles
75. Sturgeon River
      Sturgeon Dam
      Class III-IV, 1.7 miles
76. Sturgeon River - West Branch
      Newberry Road to S Laird Road
      Class I-IV, 4.4 miles
77. Tioga River
      Highway 41 to Sturgeon River
      Class II-IV, 2.2 miles
78. Union River
      Union River cabin to campground
      Class III-IV+, 1.3 miles
79. Yellow Dog River
      Mulligan Truck Trail to CR510
      Class II-III(V+), 8.3 miles
80. Yellow Dog River
      CR510 to CR550
      Class II-V, 5.1 miles

Bear River
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Black River
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Boardman River
1 review

Chippewa River
1 review

Chocolay River
1 review

Escanaba River
1 review

Falls River
1 review

Ford River
1 review

Ocqueoc River
2 PHOTOS
1 review

Paint River
1 review

Peshekee River
1 review

Pine River
1 review

Sturgeon River
1 review

Sturgeon River
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