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Address: Manistee, MI
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Shared by canoeists and fishermen, this majestic river with high, white...
Shared by canoeists and fishermen, this majestic river with high, white dunes and bordered by forests, flows into Lake Michigan.
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Scenic

One of the most beautiful and scenic, plus it's chuck full o' fish! Take a canoe or kayak down the Mighty Manistee and enjoy yourself. You'll travel under train tressels and see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Swansboro, North Carolina
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Swansboro, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful and scenic, plus it's chuck full o' fish! Take a canoe or kayak down the Mighty Manistee and enjoy yourself. You'll travel under train tressels and see things may not have ever seen before. Beautiful trees, homes on the river and more.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Fushing, canoeing and kayaking- do it all. I love every stretch for the different things you see. It's peaceful and safe.

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Hammond, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I was in Ludington on a business trip accompanied by my wife. We took time to visit the Manistee River at High Bridge road it was very quiet and just what we needed to recharge.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We spent a great afternoon salmon fishing with Terry from 5-19 At Ease River Charters. My wife landed her first salmon and we ended up with six nice fish. This is a beautiful river with an abundance of wildlife.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We spent a day Canoeing with a group on the Manistee River. It is definitely the best way to see the river and a lot of fun

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Midland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful riverfront gazebo with hillside seating area. Very scenic areas along the boardwalk. The City of Manistee Marina Rental provided a beautiful area for pre-wedding details. BIG last minute DISSAPOINTMENT was NO parking and a half block walk to facility due to an annual festival. The contract implied that we had street front parking which was not the case

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I am a semi-regular visitor to this area and love the river. Watching the boats and people on the river walk is one of my husband and I's favorite activities a couple of times a year. We have met some wonderful people along the walk and out on the breakwalls.

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We moored our boat at the Municipal Marina which is excellent. There is a lovely river walk which takes you through the town. Several of the restaurants are on the river- we dined at 3 of them Blue Fish, TJs Pub, and the Boathouse Grill- all were good. Watch dozens of fishing boats going back and forth all day and... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

From downtown you can pick up the river walk for a couple of miles all the way to the lighthouse if you so choose. We did it on a bright, sunshiny Saturday before lunch. It works up an appetite. it is very well done and very well maintained. it varies from concrete to boardwalk. you get to admire the river... More 

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Thompsonville, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We parked just past the archway on Main Street and walked down a driveway to catch the start of this lovely wooden walkway. It meanders along the river and all of the fishing charter boats. At times it brings you up to street level once past the downtown district, but sends you back to water level shortly. Nice historical markers... More 

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Address: Address: Manistee, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee

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