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

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CLEAR
30°F
CLEAR, humidity 85%, barometer 30.35,
wind 0 mph CLM
Wednesday
Sunshine mixing with some clouds
50°F | 34°F
Sunshine mixing with some clouds
Thursday
Variably cloudy with a few showers
49°F | 41°F
Variably cloudy with a few showers
Friday
Not as cool with times of clouds and sun
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Not as cool with times of clouds and sun
Saturday
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Sunday
Mild with sun and some clouds
59°F | 48°F
Mild with sun and some clouds

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