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Michigan whitewater, Huron River - East Br.

Baraga county, AAA Road to Skanee Rd section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV+     5.6 miles
  If you're coming from Houghton it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The nature scenery of Baraga County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. 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 campgrounds here at Huron River - East Br. are pretty good. The AAA Road to Skanee Rd section of Huron River - East Br. in Baraga County is 5.6 miles long and it is classified as a
class II-IV+ section by American Whitewater. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the AAA Road to Skanee Rd stretch is one of them. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. The rivers for whitewater  
rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding.

Briefly about the general area:
Big Falls is an inspiring place to check out during your stay; Craig Lake State Park is worth visiting. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at West Branch Falls; Huron River - East Br. is a place with many visitors from Skanee. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. For the period of the summertime highs here at Huron River - East Br. reach the 70's. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures plunge down into the 50's.

Huron River - East Br., AAA Road to Skanee Rd road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Huron River - East Br..
 Whitewater Near Huron River - East Br.:
Huron River - East Br., Baraga County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV+ - 5.6 miles long (AAA Road to Skanee Rd)
Huron River - West Br., Baraga County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV(V) - 3.9 miles long (Black C Highway Road to logging ford)
Peshekee River, Baraga/Marquette County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 17.9 miles long (Peshekee Grade to Highway 41)
Ravine River, Baraga County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.6 miles long (Silver Road to Skanee Road)
Slate River, Baraga County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 2.7 miles long (Silver Road to Skanee Road)
Slate River, Baraga County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 2.5 miles long (Arvon quarry to Quartzite Falls)
Salmon Trout River, Marquette County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 8.7 miles long (Confluence of W Br Close to Cty 550)
Michigamme River, Marquette County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 2.5 miles long (Lake Michigamme to Moose River Camp Ground)
Yellow Dog River, Marquette County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 8.3 miles long (Mulligan Truck Trail to CR510)
Silver River, Baraga County, 19 miles away
      Class III-V - 2.3 miles long (Silver Road to Arvon Road)
 Ski Areas Near Huron River - East Br.:
Marquette, Michigan , 48 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 52 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 58 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 85 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
 Hotels Near Huron River - East Br.:
Magnuson Hotel Country Inn, Ishpeming , 31 miles away
Jasper Ridge Inn Ishpeming, Ishpeming , 31 miles away
AmericInn Calumet, Calumet , 33 miles away
Cedar Motor Inn, Marquette , 36 miles away
Super 8 Houghton, Houghton , 36 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Huron River - East Br.:
Big Eric's Bridge State Forest Campground, Skanee, 2 miles away
Craig Lake State Park, Michigamme, 14 miles away
Beaufort Lake State Forest Campground, Michigamme, 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Huron River - East Br.:
Isle Royale National Park, Houghton - MI , 36 miles away
Craig Lake State Park, Michigan , 13 miles away
Van Riper State Park, Michigan , 16 miles away
Baraga State Park, Michigan , 30 miles away
 Lakes Near Huron River - East Br.
Mountain Lake, Marquette , 11 miles away
Craig Lake, Baraga , 13 miles away
George Lake, Baraga , 17 miles away

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