Menominee River/Piers Gorge

Menominee River/Piers Gorge

The 40-mile stretch of the Menominee River from above Iron Mountain to Menominee provides a beautiful setting for wildlife watching with numerous campgrounds and boat access points along the river cater to wildlife watchers with canoes. There are nine hydroelectric power dams and reservoirs on the river (each has a portage for small boats. The scenic Piers Gorge area of the river contains some of the fastest-moving water in Michigan also offers white water rafting with beautiful scenery. There are spectacular bald eagle viewing opportunities. In addition to the eagles, osprey, common loons, and waterfowl are common sightings.

DNR - Menominee River State Recreation Area

Contact Information

Address

US-8 and Piers Gorge

Norway, MI 49870

Driving Directions

Phone: (906) 563-9247

Email:

Location of Menominee River/Piers Gorge

Map of Michigan

Norway Weather

Now
L/FOG
34°F
L/FOG, humidity 88%, barometer 29.82,
wind 10 mph SE
Monday
A little snow at times
35°F | 30°F
A little snow at times
Tuesday
A little snow at times
36°F | 29°F
A little snow at times
Wednesday
Low clouds
34°F | 23°F
Low clouds
Thursday
Cloudy
33°F | 22°F
Cloudy
Friday
Still cloudy
34°F | 22°F
Still cloudy

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