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

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
CLOUDS AND SUN
37°F
CLOUDS AND SUN, humidity 75%, barometer 29.73,
wind 8 mph WSW
Sunday
Not as cold; areas of fog this morning
38°F | 33°F
Not as cold; areas of fog this morning
Monday
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
44°F | 36°F
Fog with a shower, then a little rain
Tuesday
Breezy and colder with a little snow
37°F | 18°F
Breezy and colder with a little snow
Wednesday
A snow shower in the morning; some sun
25°F | 9°F
A snow shower in the morning; some sun
Thursday
Very cold with a little snow at times
27°F | 12°F
Very cold with a little snow at times

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