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

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Location of Menominee River/Piers Gorge

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Norway Weather

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CLEAR
47°F
CLEAR, humidity 70%, barometer 29.99,
wind 5 mph S
Saturday
Partly sunny and cooler
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Sunday
Cloudy and cooler; rain in the afternoon
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Cloudy and cooler; rain in the afternoon
Monday
Mostly cloudy and breezy with a shower
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Mostly cloudy and breezy with a shower
Tuesday
Variably cloudy, a shower or two; cooler
43°F | 25°F
Variably cloudy, a shower or two; cooler
Wednesday
Chilly with sun and areas of low clouds
42°F | 22°F
Chilly with sun and areas of low clouds

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