Canoeing

Location of accessible entry/exit points, as well as places that offer great sightseeing for a canoer - different rivers/streams/lakes

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Click to center Alcona Township Park - Black River in the map view.
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Click to center Aloha State Park - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Developed and carry in access at Aloha State Park
Click to center Alpena City Marina in the map view.
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Click to center Artesian Road - Pickerel Lake in the map view.
Artesian Road/Ellsworth Road Lake Access
Click to center Arthur Dodd Memorial Park in the map view.
County Park
Click to center Bakers Field Kayak Launch in the map view.
An ADA Kayak Launch
Click to center BALLENTINE  WATER ACCESS in the map view.
Right of Way access to Lake Huron and beach
Click to center Basic Family Access Site - Bangor in the map view.
Click to center Bass Lake Outlet in the map view.
Lake Michigan Advanture
Click to center Bass River Recreation Area in the map view.
Click to center Benton Harbor- N. Stevens Street Water Access in the map view.
Secondary access site on Paw Paw River
Click to center Benton Township River Park in the map view.
Township Park
Click to center Black River Park Marina - City of South Haven in the map view.
Click to center Bridgeton Township Park Muskegon River Launch in the map view.
This launch is used during the annual Muskegon River Voyage of Discovery paddle from Houghton Lake to Muskegon Lake.
Click to center Buttersville Beach Access in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route
Click to center Camp Petosega County Park - Pickerel Lake in the map view.
Camp Petosega County Park
Click to center Cedar Lake Access Site in the map view.
Click to center Center St. Access in the map view.
Click to center Cheboygan City Boat Launch - Cheboygan River in the map view.
City Boat Launch at the end of Elm Street in the community park.
Click to center Cheboygan County Boat Launch - Cheboygan River in the map view.
Cheboygan County Marina & Boat Launch
Click to center China Twp Park at King Road in the map view.
Belle River access at this 12.8 acre township-owned parcel
Click to center City of Muskegon Harbour Towne Park Access in the map view.
Harbour Towne Beach looks out to Muskegon Lake with a clear view of the channel out to Lake Michigan. Itís a public beach that is a favorite among locals and perfect for getting the bead on Walleye and Salmon fishing activity.
Click to center City of Muskegon Richards Park Access in the map view.
Richards Park is located between the South Branch and the Middle Branch of the Muskegon River.
Click to center Claybanks Township Park Access in the map view.
2700 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline and 90 acres of land
Click to center COMSTOCK BRIDGE in the map view.
Right of Way access to Black River
Click to center Connor Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center Copeyon Park Boat Launch in the map view.
Peter Copeyon Park is a city park located on the east shore of Pere Marquette Lake in Ludington, Michigan.
Click to center CR 665 Water Access in the map view.
secondary access/bridge crossing
Click to center Crooked Lake Boating Access Site in the map view.
DNR Boat Launch
Click to center Crooked River Lock in the map view.
Lake Street Road end at Crooked River Locks
Click to center Custer Weir & Boat Launch in the map view.
Pere Marquette River Side-Excursion
Click to center DECKERS BOAT ACCESS DNR in the map view.
A DNR boat launch at the end of Anchor Bay Drive
Click to center DESMOND LANDING in the map view.
Where the Black and St. Clair Rivers meet
Click to center Devoe Beach - Burt Lake in the map view.
Public Beach and Park
Click to center DeWitt Riverside Park in the map view.
Click to center DNR ACCESS AMES in the map view.
Water access to Harsen's Island and the Middle Channel
Click to center DNR ACCESS GREEN ROAD in the map view.
A place to fish and paddle Harsen's Island or the South Channel
Click to center DNR ACCESS SNOOKS HIGHWAY in the map view.
Snooks Highway water access to the Middle Channel and Muscamoot Bay
Click to center DNR ACCESS SOUTH CHANNEL DRIVE in the map view.
DNR water and fishing access.
Click to center DNR Ocqueoc River Boat Launch in the map view.
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Click to center Doe-Wah-Jack's Livery in the map view.
This is a private canoe livery that offers canoe trips on the Dowagiac.
Click to center Duck Lake State Park Access in the map view.
Duck Lake State Park is a day-use park, featuring a towering sand dune.
Click to center East Tawas DNR Boat Launch in the map view.
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Click to center Father Marquette Shrine Boat Launch in the map view.
Father Marquette's Shrine is a special historic site in the Township.
Click to center Ford Field Park in the map view.
A Dearborn city park that now offers canoe rentals on week-ends.
Click to center Fort Gratiot County Park in the map view.
A beautiful park and sandy beach on Lake Huron
Click to center Frankenmuth Heritage Park in the map view.
Click to center Fred Moore Bridge in the map view.
Fred Moore Bridge access to the Pine River
Click to center Galien River-Red Arrow Highway Public Access in the map view.
Click to center Giles Landing - at North Creston and Muskegon River in the map view.
This popular access area to the Muskegon River is lighted and includes parking for approximately 25 vehicles.
Click to center Grand Haven State Park in the map view.
Click to center H.B. Dunton Park in the map view.
Boat Launch
Click to center Hamlin Lake Canoe Trail in the map view.
Ludington State Park Canoe Trail starting point
Click to center Hardwood Road - Burt Lake in the map view.
Hardwood Road end
Click to center HOLLAND WATER ACCESS in the map view.
Right of Way access to Lake Huron and beach
Click to center Holton Duck Lake Road at Muskegon River in the map view.
This is a popular, rural area access site on the Muskegon River. It is undeveloped, but offers easy access to and from the river and an unimproved parking area. The area along the river is wooded and scenic.
Click to center Horton Park on Bear Lake in the map view.
This small township park offers access to the relatively shallow waters of Bear Lake. Bear Lake is connected to Muskegon Lake by a recreational channel near a popular pub and eatery.
Click to center Hunt's Canoe & Mini Golf in the map view.
Canoe Rentals & the Oldest Mini Golf Course in Northern Michigan.
Click to center Indian Bridge Boat Launch in the map view.
Pere Marquette River Side-Excursion
Click to center JEDDO BRIDGE in the map view.
Right of Way access to Black River
Click to center Jeddo Road Water Access in the map view.
Jeddo Road right of way water access
Click to center John Gurney Park Boat Launch in the map view.
Hart Lake Access
Click to center Kal-Haven Trail Picnic Pavilion in the map view.
Dinghy dock, picnic area, no vehicle access
Click to center KEEWAHDIN WATER ACCESS in the map view.
Right of Way access to Lake Huron and beach
Click to center KILGORE BRIDGE in the map view.
Water access from road right of way
Click to center Kollen Park in the map view.
City Park
Click to center KRAFFT WATER ACCESS in the map view.
Right of Way access to Lake Huron and beach
Click to center Kromer Road Access in the map view.
Access the Belle River from the public right of way.
Click to center Lake Erie Metropark Launch in the map view.
Lake Erie Metropark Launch.
Click to center Lake Michigan Oval Park Access in the map view.
Park on Lake Michigan
Click to center Lake Michigan Recreation Area - Manistee N.F. Access in the map view.
Click to center Lake Odessa Municipal Beach in the map view.
Click to center Lakeport State Park Picnic Area in the map view.
Day-use picnic area, beach
Click to center LAKESIDE PARK in the map view.
A large park with Lake Huron access
Click to center LAKEVIEW  Water Access in the map view.
Right of Way access to Lake Huron and beach
Click to center Lighthouse Park and Beach in the map view.
Click to center Littlefield Township Park - Crooked Lake in the map view.
Small lakeside park.
Click to center Loomis Street Boat Launch in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route
Click to center Losensky Park in the map view.
This is a Niles CIty Park with access to the Dowagiac River.
Click to center Lowell City Ramp in the map view.
Click to center Ludington State Park - Hamlin Lake Access in the map view.
The Ludington State Park is known as the most popular state park in Michigan for its abundant natural resources and endless activities.
Click to center Ludington State Park - M-116 North Pull-Off in the map view.
Click to center Ludington State Park - M116 South Pull-Off in the map view.
Lake Michigan Access along the southern most tip of Ludington State Park
Click to center M-29 BRIDGE ACCESS in the map view.
Click to center Mack Ave - Burt Lake in the map view.
Mack Ave - Burt Lake - Road End
Click to center Main St - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Main St - Mullett Lake
Click to center Maple Bay Boating Access Site in the map view.
DNR Maple Bay Boat Launch - Burt Lake
Click to center Marina Park - Indian River in the map view.
Best Indian River access, just up the Little Sturgeon River
Click to center MARYSVILLE BEACH in the map view.
A public beach along the St. Clair River
Click to center McRae Dr - Cheboygan River in the map view.
McRae Dr - Cheboygan River - Road End
Click to center MDNR Boat Launch - Harrisville in the map view.
Blueways Water Trail Access Site
Click to center MDNR Dowagiac River Access in the map view.
MDNR access to the Dowagiac River
Click to center MDNR Riverview Boat Launch in the map view.
State Park Access Site
Click to center METCALF WATER ACCESS in the map view.
Lake Huron beach access
Click to center Miami Marina Boat Launch in the map view.
Public Boat Ramp
Click to center Middle Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center Mill Iron Road at Muskegon River in the map view.
This is a popular local launch for small boats, canoes and kayaks. Free parking is available at a paved culdesac above a 50 yard gravel driveway that leads to a flat area right at the river's edge.
Click to center Mission Road - Crooked River in the map view.
MIssion Road End at Crooked River
Click to center Mona Lake Park Access in the map view.
Mona Lake Park features a boat launch, a covered picnic shelter, parking, lighted fishing pier, beach and sporting facilities. Mona Lake is connected to Lake Michigan by a recreational channel. The park is located nearby the I-96 and US-31 Interchange.
Click to center Monroe Rd. Pentwater River Access in the map view.
Pentwater River Side-Excursion
Click to center Montague Boat Launch in the map view.
This is a public boat launch and fish cleaning station, featuring access to downtown Montague, a campground and bike path. Annual boat launch permits can be purchased at Montague City Hall, Montague Foods, Moxie Marine and Johnson Great Outdoors.
Click to center Mullett Burt Road - Burt Lake in the map view.
Developed Road End with Boat Launch
Click to center Mullett Lake Woods Rd - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Mullett Lake Woods Rd - Mullett Lake - Road End
Click to center Mullett Village Boating Access Site in the map view.
DNR developed boat launch on Mullett Lake
Click to center Mundt Road - Burt Lake in the map view.
Mundt Rd - Burt Lake - Developed Boat Launch
Click to center Muskegon Conservation Club in the map view.
The Muskegon Conservation Club provides access for members and guests. Emergency access is available and additional paddler-friendly amenities are currently being planned.
Click to center Muskegon County Blue Lake Park in the map view.
Blue Lake County Park features 600 feet of frontage along the southeast shore of the Big Blue Lake, just south of White River access at Diamond Point in the Huron Manistee National Forest.
Click to center Muskegon County Meinert Park Access in the map view.
Click to center Muskegon County Pioneer Park Beach Access in the map view.
Pioneer Park features a swimming beach and a campground that is accessible from the beach from a wooden stairway.
Click to center Muskegon State Park Snug Harbor in the map view.
Snug Harbor features a boat launch, parking, picnic pavilion, grills, fishing, swimming on Muskegon Lake and hiking trails to Lake Michigan through wooded dunes.
Click to center Needles Rd - Burt Lake in the map view.
Needles Rd - Burt Lake - Road End
Click to center New Buffalo Boat Launch in the map view.
Click to center Newburgh Lake Public Boat Launch in the map view.
Click to center Nordhouse Dunes Boat Launch - Hamlin Lake Access in the map view.
The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area is the only Federally Designated wilderness in Michigan's lower peninsula and encompasses 3,450 acres of National Forest
Click to center NORMAN BRIDGE in the map view.
Right of Way access to Black River
Click to center North Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center North Beach Park Access in the map view.
Click to center NORTH RIVER ROAD PARK in the map view.
ADA Kayak Launch, Tennis Courts, Softball Diamond
Click to center Oden Island Road - Crooked Lake in the map view.
Oden Island Road access on either side of the bridge.
Click to center Old U.S. 31 Bridge Access in the map view.
Click to center Orchard Beach Rd - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Orchard Beach Road End
Click to center Oscoda Canoe Rental in the map view.
Come & Enjoy the AuSable River
Click to center Parrott Pointe Road - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Parrott Pointe Road End
Click to center PEARL BEACH ACCESS in the map view.
A 300 foot fishing pier on the St. Clair River
Click to center Pointe Mouillee State Game Area in the map view.
Public Boat Launch
Click to center Polish Line Road - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Polish Line Road End Park
Click to center PT TREMBLE BRIDGE ACCESS in the map view.
Click to center Riverside Park Boat Launch in the map view.
Pere Marquette River Side-Excursion
Click to center Riverview Park in the map view.
Click to center Roberts Road - Burt Lake in the map view.
Roberts Road End
Click to center Rotter Rd - Burt Lake in the map view.
Rotter Rd - Burt Lake - Road End
Click to center Round Lake Boating Access Site in the map view.
DNR Round Lake Boat Launch
Click to center Royal Oak Beach in the map view.
Royal Oak Beach - Mullett Lake
Click to center RUBY CAMPGROUND in the map view.
Click to center Silver Lake State Park-Boat Launch in the map view.
Click to center Singing Bridge Public Access in the map view.
Park with fishing, swimming, and kayak launch
Click to center Snider Road - Crooked River in the map view.
Snider Rd. - Road End
Click to center South Ave in the map view.
South Ave - Indian River - Road End
Click to center South Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center SOUTH CHANNEL DR TURNAROUND in the map view.
Water access to Big Muscamoot Bay, but no parking
Click to center South Main Street River Access in the map view.
Canoe & Kayak Launching
Click to center South St - Mullett Lake in the map view.
South St - Mullett Lake - Road End
Click to center Springvale Township Park - Crooked Lake in the map view.
Springvale Township Park
Click to center Springvale Township Park - Pickerel Lake in the map view.
Springvale Township Park
Click to center Stearns Park in the map view.
Click to center Summit Township Park Access in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route
Click to center Sutton's Landing Township Park Access in the map view.
Pere Marquette River Side-Excursion
Click to center Svensson Park Access in the map view.
This park features a launch for non-motorized boats, footbridge and grills. There is bike path access along the front of the property.
Click to center Topinabee Park - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Small township waterfront park
Click to center Vacationland Dr in the map view.
Vactionland Dr - Mullett Lake - Road End
Click to center Veterans Memorial Park on Muskegon River in the map view.
Veterans Memorial Park, on Muskegon River at Muskegon Lake is a historically significant World War I memorial park and a tribute to all veterans. Significant effort is underway to restore historic features and passive public outdoor recreation amenities.
Click to center Waikiki St in the map view.
Waikiki St - Mullett Lake - Road End
Click to center WASHINGTON ACCESS in the map view.
Lake Huron access from road right of way
Click to center Whirlpool River Access in the map view.
Launching access for boats and canoes on the Lower Au Sable.
Click to center Wilson Hill Park in the map view.
Also known as Hamlin Lake Township Park
Click to center Witt Blvd - Indian River in the map view.
Witt Blvd - Indian River - Road End
Click to center Woodruff St - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Road End - small concrete boat launch
Click to center Aloha State Park Campground in the map view.
Aloha State Park Campground and Day Use
Click to center Bay County Pinconning Park and Campground in the map view.
County Owned Park, Campground and Boat Launch.
Click to center Burt Lake State Park Campground in the map view.
Burt Lake State Park - Popular campground and day use facility
Click to center Buttersville Campground in the map view.
Click to center Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga in the map view.
Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga, campground and cabins owned and operated by Emmet Countyers, seven rental cabins (open year round)
Click to center Cartier Park Campground in the map view.
Cartier Park is located along the M-116 corridor to the North of Stearns Park Beach.
Click to center Charles Mears State Park- Mears Modern Campground in the map view.
Click to center Cheboygan State Park Campground in the map view.
Cheboygan State Park Campground and day use facility
Click to center Grand Haven State Park Campground in the map view.
Click to center Lake Michigan Recreation Area - Manistee N.F. in the map view.
The Lake Michigan Recreation Area borders Lake Michigan to the west and Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area to the south
Click to center Maple Bay State Forest Campground in the map view.
Rustic Campground on Burt Lake
Click to center Muskegon State Park- South Channel Campground in the map view.
Click to center P.J. Hoffmaster State Park Campground in the map view.
Click to center Platte River Campground - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the map view.
Click to center Riverside Park in the map view.
Click to center Silver Lake State Park- Silver Lake Modern Campground in the map view.
Click to center Anchor In Marina in the map view.
Marina in City of Cheboygan
Click to center Black River Marina in the map view.
Full service Marina located on the Black River
Click to center Burt Lake Marina in the map view.
Marina sales and service..boat slips on Burt Lake
Click to center Howe Marine in the map view.
Dockage, rentals, sales and service, winter storage
Click to center Indian River Marina LLC in the map view.
Located on the Indian River between Burt and Mullet lakes
Click to center Mullett Lake Marina in the map view.
Marina
Click to center Ryde Marine in the map view.
Marina on Crooked Lake
Click to center Walstrom Marine in the map view.
Marina located at the entrance of the Inland Waterway
Click to center Windjammer Marina in the map view.
On the shores of Crooked Lake, the oldest marina along the Inland Waterway
Click to center Andreae Nature Preserve in the map view.
Enjoy hiking and wildlife
Click to center Boyde Banwell Nature Preserve in the map view.
Enjoy hiking and snow shoeing along the Pigeon River
Click to center Helmer's Dam - Robert D Van Campen Nature Preserve in the map view.
Enjoy hiking and fishing along the Pigeon River
Click to center Inland Waterway Nature Preserve in the map view.
Click to center Rocky Point Nature Preserve in the map view.
Click to center South Round Lake Nature Preserve in the map view.
Click to center Vivian Van Campen Nature Preserve in the map view.
Enjoy hiking and fishing along the Pigeon River
Click to center Galien River Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding in the map view.
Rent Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards on the Galien River
Click to center Pine River Paddlesports in the map view.
Click to center Kids Corners - City of South Haven in the map view.
Lake Michigan Beach
Click to center Peaceful Acres Resort in the map view.
Private resort offering beach access to paddlers
Click to center Ludington State Park - Beach House in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route