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
CLOUDY
62°F
CLOUDY, humidity 83%, barometer 29.83,
wind 9 mph NW
Saturday
Periods of rain and a thunderstorm
69°F | 53°F
Periods of rain and a thunderstorm
Sunday
Turning cloudy
74°F | 62°F
Turning cloudy
Monday
A couple of morning thunderstorms
76°F | 53°F
A couple of morning thunderstorms
Tuesday
Some sun with a thundershower in spots
74°F | 52°F
Some sun with a thundershower in spots
Wednesday
Partly sunny and pleasant
76°F | 60°F
Partly sunny and pleasant

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