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Address: East Jordan, MI
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There is an 18-mile trail among the 22,000 acres in the valley, which...

There is an 18-mile trail among the 22,000 acres in the valley, which belongs to the state of Michigan.

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We drove the Jordan River Valley Scenic Drive. It was very cool, lots of great vistas. Following the Jordan River through the valley and crossing multiple times. Made it through... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Erik-at-PJs
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Pinconning, MI
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Pinconning, MI
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We drove the Jordan River Valley Scenic Drive. It was very cool, lots of great vistas. Following the Jordan River through the valley and crossing multiple times. Made it through with no problems in a Buick Rendezvous. No 4x4 required.

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North Muskegon, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We hiked the 3mile day hike trail along the Jordan River Pathway. I had found the trail in a book I had purchased from the Michigan Audubon Society called 50 Hikes in Michigan. The trailhead is located just north of Alba off 131, where Deadman's Hill Road runs west to the parking lots and overlook, which is gorgeous. The hike... More 

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East Jordan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Jordan Valley is the sole reason I relocated from a large metropolis to the pristine beauty of Northern Michigan. For all of my outdoor needs, everything in one place. A sportsmans paradise. I started backpacking as a youth in the Jordan Valley on its 18 mile trail. The Jordan River that traverses through the valley for the best brook... More 

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Thank Michael B
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

You may have to portage in a couple of spots but it is peaceful, green, and beautiful. It is known for good fly fishing but we had no luck.

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Thank William L
Gaylord, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This area has Hiking, Viewing, Fishing, Canoeing/Kyaking, Hunting. A great place close to cute little towns to get out to Nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Beautiful views. Lots of History. A great work out for hiking.

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