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

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Location of Menominee River/Piers Gorge

Map of Michigan

Norway Weather

Now
M/CLOUDY
53°F
M/CLOUDY, humidity 79%, barometer 29.84,
wind 8 mph SSE
Friday
Not as cool with clouds breaking
59°F | 47°F
Not as cool with clouds breaking
Saturday
Breezy with times of clouds and sun
58°F | 36°F
Breezy with times of clouds and sun
Sunday
Some sun, then increasing clouds
55°F | 40°F
Some sun, then increasing clouds
Monday
Cloudy with a couple of showers
56°F | 45°F
Cloudy with a couple of showers
Tuesday
Breezy with periods of rain
54°F | 35°F
Breezy with periods of rain

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