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
CLEAR
15°F
CLEAR, humidity 38%, barometer 30.50,
wind 5 mph W
Friday
Sunshine
17°F | -5°F
Sunshine
Saturday
Quite cold with plenty of sunshine
22°F | 3°F
Quite cold with plenty of sunshine
Sunday
Mostly cloudy and chilly
26°F | 5°F
Mostly cloudy and chilly
Monday
Chilly with abundant sunshine
27°F | 11°F
Chilly with abundant sunshine
Tuesday
Chilly with intermittent snow
26°F | 5°F
Chilly with intermittent snow

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