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Manistee River

Manistee National Recreation RiverThe Manistee River, from Tippy Dam to the M-55 Bridge, is a designated National Recreation River.  There are several river access sites, day use areas and campgrounds located along this section of river.  During the summer the river is popular with canoers and kayakers, while during the fall salmon season, sites such as Suicide Bend and Sawdust Hole are popular with anglers.

The section north of Tippy Dam, up to Hodenpyl Dam Pond, is bordered on either side by the Manistee River Trail and the North Country National Scenic Trail.  This area is also within the Manistee River Semi-Primitive Nonmotorized Area, a 7,900 acre area of the Forest.


Brochure with map:

This brochure is set to print on 11 x 17 paper, landscape (wide) orientation.  To print on 8 1/2 x 11 paper set the print area to "shrink to printable area", this will make the text on the page smaller.


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