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
L/SNOW
32°F
L/SNOW, humidity 69%, barometer 30.35,
wind 16 mph N
Friday
A snow shower; winds subsiding, colder
36°F | 20°F
A snow shower; winds subsiding, colder
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold
41°F | 24°F
Mostly sunny and cold
Sunday
Considerable clouds
45°F | 32°F
Considerable clouds
Monday
Some sun with a shower in the afternoon
50°F | 38°F
Some sun with a shower in the afternoon
Tuesday
A couple of rain or snow showers
46°F | 30°F
A couple of rain or snow showers

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