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Address: Ludington, MI
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This National Scenic River is one of Northern Michigan's prime fishing...

This National Scenic River is one of Northern Michigan's prime fishing spots.

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I'm terrible at kayaking but had fun with the wife. Very calm and peaceful. Price wasn't bad either ($15 for first hour, $5 for additional hours)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Crawfordsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a two person kayak and did the loop just south of town. It was afternoon and we were almost alone on this very quiet two hour excursion. Had a good time.

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Crawfordsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm terrible at kayaking but had fun with the wife. Very calm and peaceful. Price wasn't bad either ($15 for first hour, $5 for additional hours)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I always appreciate the outdoors. The river is beautiful and I always enjoy the ludington area when we visit.

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Thank Andrea K
Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I love this river... beautiful!! Great way for family and friends to spend the day. However, If you've never been down a river don't underestimate it, can be speedy at times and dangerous. I've seen many people who have never been on a river struggle with their families trying to stay afloat.

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Thank IslandLife40
West Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is one of the best rivers in North America in my book! Clean clear water, abundant fish and wildlife all around. Great for water sports especially kayaking, canoeing, and floating on inter tubes as well as just sitting along the bank for quiet time.

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Portage,IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Not for the novice paddler...lots of twists and turns, but beautiful nonetheless. This river is what #PureMichigan is all about. We went in October after the leaves were already falling. After spawning in the fall, the King Salmon die, and there was HUNDREDS along the shore. Smell was horrible. But it was also cool seeing all the live ones still... More 

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Zeeland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just a beautiful river!! The parks along it are always in nice shape and almost all have picnic areas for you to set and enjoy the beauty!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

An absolute treasure of nature. Canoeing was lots of fun! But don't capsize the canoe, or you'll get quite a shock!!!

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Thank Bart H
New Palestine, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A group of 6 hired 3 boats with guides for some salmon fishing. I liked the fact that the river went through a reservation, because all trees that fall in the river must be left to nature. This made fishing quite a challenge, but never the less enjoyable.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Went with a local sales rep for the company I work for to really experience Michigan wilderness. I was not disapointed, hooked some brown trout, kayaked a great river and had some amazing nights camping. Camped two nights and kayaked and fished for three days eating what we caught on the second night. We finished up on a Saturday and... More 

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