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
CLEAR
49°F
CLEAR, humidity 83%, barometer 30.05,
wind 3 mph N
Tuesday
Pleasant with variable cloudiness
72°F | 51°F
Pleasant with variable cloudiness
Wednesday
Clouds and sun, a shower or two; cool
73°F | 47°F
Clouds and sun, a shower or two; cool
Thursday
Partly sunny and cool; a p.m. shower
73°F | 48°F
Partly sunny and cool; a p.m. shower
Friday
Clouds and sun, a shower in the p.m.
76°F | 49°F
Clouds and sun, a shower in the p.m.
Saturday
Times of clouds and sun
73°F | 49°F
Times of clouds and sun

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