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
CLEAR
38°F
CLEAR, humidity 85%, barometer 30.16,
wind 0 mph CLM
Tuesday
Partly sunny
65°F | 43°F
Partly sunny
Wednesday
Cool with a blend of sun and clouds
63°F | 37°F
Cool with a blend of sun and clouds
Thursday
Partly sunny
57°F | 43°F
Partly sunny
Friday
A couple of afternoon thunderstorms
65°F | 58°F
A couple of afternoon thunderstorms
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms
71°F | 52°F
Mostly cloudy with a couple of t-storms

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