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Manistee River Canoeing Day Tour
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Dam on the mighty Manistee, where the river is characterized by steep banks and sharp bends making this part of the waterway ideal for canoeists and fishermen.
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1 week ago
“Nature lovers paradise”
2 weeks ago
“Canoe or Kayak trip”
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Manistee, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hiking, kayaking, fishing and camping. You instantly feel the peace of nature when you step foot in this tranquil forest. The calming rivers will call your name and you will want to return again and again. Great for bird watchers and animal lovers. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We canoed from the dam to the red bridge during Memorial Day weekend. After leaving a car at red bridge, drive the paved roads through Marilla to get to the dam (Upper river road is too rough). Also keep in mind that the red bridge...More

Thank Shari B
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We stopped here in hopes of walking a trail along the river. No such luck. This is a place where you can launch a kayak or canoe and travel down the river. Not really much hiking here. The view of the lake above the dam...More

1  Thank detroitdj
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Reviewed September 11, 2015

Canoed the beautiful Manistee river from Hodenpyl Dam to High Bridge on Labor Day weekend. The stretch from Hodenpyl to Red Bridge was the best leg of our trip. Gorgeous scenery, quiet and smooth flowing river, easy paddling, a lot of primitive/dispersed camping opportunities. At...More

2  Thank Mariya V
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

A friend and I canoed on the Manistee in August. It was a wonderful trip. We carried the canoe down the steps for our launch and it was very easy. Don't be intimidated by the walk. It's definitely worth it.

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Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

When we visited the swinging bridge it was very quiet without many people around, and the views were wonderful. The only problem was that there were no signs for the swinging bridge.

1  Thank ClaytonHelmuth
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

The Manistee River Trail is one of the best hikes I have done. I have hiked from Hodenpyl down to Red Bridge about 6 times. The Fall color hike is the best one ever. You can access by turning off M-37 near Yuma and going...More

5  Thank donaldstauffer
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This part of the Manistee is not taken very much- kayak or canoe down to Red Bridge and the scenery is nothing less than great

1  Thank Douglas H
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

Three of us kayaked this river, what a great river! The part above the dam is a little slow. Below the dam is sweet. It is basically a wilderness paddle. I saw one house, one group camping and 5 other canoes/kayaks while on the river.The...More

4  Thank Latty
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