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
CLOUDY
11°F
CLOUDY, humidity 64%, barometer 30.24,
wind 15 mph NNE
Sunday
Rather cloudy and colder
12°F | -2°F
Rather cloudy and colder
Monday
Bitterly cold with clouds and sun
15°F | 6°F
Bitterly cold with clouds and sun
Tuesday
Cloudy and cold
19°F | 3°F
Cloudy and cold
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, snow showers; colder
12°F | -7°F
Mostly cloudy, snow showers; colder
Thursday
Partly sunny and frigid
13°F | 0°F
Partly sunny and frigid

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