Carry-In Boat Access

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Click to center Aloha State Park - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Developed and carry in access at Aloha State Park
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 Big Sable Lighthouse Access in the map view.
The Big Sable Point Light is a lighthouse on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan near Ludington in Mason County, Michigan, at the Ludington State Park.
Click to center Black River Park Marina - City of South Haven in the map view.
Click to center Boat Launch at Jasper Dairy Road DNR in the map view.
State Access Site
Click to center Branch County Riverbend Park in the map view.
Click to center Burt Lake State Park -Access in the map view.
Burt Lake State Park Boat Launch
Click to center Camp Petosega County Park - Pickerel Lake in the map view.
Camp Petosega County Park
Click to center Center St. Access in the map view.
Click to center Chickaming Township-Harbert Road Lake Access in the map view.
Township Park
Click to center City of Muskegon Grand Trunk Launch Ramp on Muskegon Lake in the map view.
Grand Trunk features a small boat launch, parking, access to the Lakeshore Trail bike path, a wetland boardwalk, picnic shelter and interpretive signage. The Lake Express Muskegon to Milwaukee high speed ferry terminal is located nearby.
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 Pere Marquette Park Access in the map view.
Pere Marquette is a popular Lake Michigan public beach, located on the south side of the Muskegon Navigational Channel near a historic lighthouse, coast guard station, NOAA Field Station, maritime walkway and the U.S.S. Silversides Submarine Museum.
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 Covert Park Beach in the map view.
Township Park & campground
Click to center CR 665 Water Access in the map view.
secondary access/bridge crossing
Click to center Deerlick Creek Park in the map view.
South Haven Township Park
Click to center Devoe Beach - Burt Lake in the map view.
Public Beach and Park
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 Fred M Socha Park - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Small township park on Mullett Lake
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 Goodrich Park Access in the map view.
This popular, 8.5 acre regional and community park is located in the City of Whitehall and co-located with the White Lake Municipal Marina.
Click to center Gorden Turner Park - Lake Huron in the map view.
City Park and Beach on Lake Huron
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 Hagar Roadside Park in the map view.
Township Park
Click to center Hagar Township Park in the map view.
Township Park
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 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 Indian Bay Road Ending in the map view.
This public road end is suitable for paddlers who need to get off of the lake in case of severe weather, but other nearby access areas offer more amenities for paddlers.
Click to center James Street in the map view.
Road Street Access Site
Click to center Jean Klock Park - Benton Harbor in the map view.
Click to center Lake Erie Metropark Launch in the map view.
Lake Erie Metropark Launch.
Click to center Lake Harbor Park Access in the map view.
This 189-acre park features a Lake Michigan beach and picnic area
Click to center Lake Michigan Recreation Area - Manistee N.F. Access in the map view.
Click to center Lions Park Access in the map view.
Lions Park is a 3.5 acre community park in the City of Whitehall, featuring access to the White River.
Click to center Littlefield Township Park - Crooked Lake in the map view.
Small lakeside park.
Click to center Lloyd's Landing at Old Channel Inn in the map view.
Lloyd's Landing features a Lake Michigan swimming beach at the Ferry Street road end, adjacent to the White River Barrier Dunes Sanctuary. It is the location of the original White Lake channel and a short walk to the Old Channel Inn restaurant.
Click to center Losensky Park in the map view.
This is a Niles CIty Park with access to the Dowagiac River.
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 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 Maple Grove Park Access in the map view.
Maple Grove Park has a covered picnic area, updated restroom facilities, barbeque grills, playground equipment and a paved circular walking path by the 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 McRae Dr - Cheboygan River in the map view.
McRae Dr - Cheboygan River - Road End
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 Mead Road Boat Launch in the map view.
Boat Launch
Click to center Middle Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center Mill Pond Park Access in the map view.
This Whitehall City Park on White Lake is a popular spot for fishing and is close to the bike path.
Click to center Mission Road - Crooked River in the map view.
MIssion Road End at Crooked River
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 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 Heritage Landing Access in the map view.
Heritage Landing features picturesque views of Muskegon Lake, spectacular sunsets and a variety of festivals and outdoor, recreational opportunities,
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 Beach Access in the map view.
The park features two campgrounds, a swimming beach and pavilion bath house, restrooms, hiking trails, scenic views of large sand dunes and the Lake Michigan shoreline, south of the Muskegon Lake Channel Lighthouse.
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 Muskegon State Park South Channel Campground Access in the map view.
Muskegon State Park features two campgrounds, a swimming beach and pavilion bath house, restrooms, hiking trails, scenic views of large sand dunes and the Lake Michigan shoreline, south of the Muskegon Lake Channel Lighthouse.
Click to center Needles Rd - Burt Lake in the map view.
Needles Rd - Burt Lake - Road End
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 North Bayou Park in the map view.
Click to center North Beach Park Access in the map view.
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 Orchard Beach Rd - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Orchard Beach Road End
Click to center P.J. Hoffmaster State Park Access in the map view.
This popular State Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cross country skiing, and interpretive programs at the Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center.
Click to center Parrott Pointe Road - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Parrott Pointe Road End
Click to center Polish Line Road - Mullett Lake in the map view.
Polish Line Road End Park
Click to center Riverview Park in the map view.
Click to center Riverview Park in St. Joseph in the map view.
City Park
Click to center Roberts Road - Burt Lake in the map view.
Roberts Road End
Click to center Rocky Gap in the map view.
County Park
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 Scenic Drive Road Ending - on White Lake in the map view.
The Scenic Road End on White Lake has limited parking, but very close to lodging, restaurant and a popular golf course.
Click to center Silver Beach-St. Joseph in the map view.
County Park
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 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 Summit Township Park Access in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route
Click to center The Bucket in the map view.
River access, parking, restaurant and beverages.
Click to center Tiscornia Beach - St Joseph in the map view.
City Park
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 Van Buren State Park in the map view.
State Park Access Site
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 Warren Dunes State Park in the map view.
State Park Access Site
Click to center Weko Beach in the map view.
City Park and Campground
Click to center White River Light Station Access in the map view.
The White River Light Station is located on a recreational, navigational channel between White Lake and Lake Michigan
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 Clearwater Lakeshore Motel in the map view.
Click to center Hansen's Cottages in the map view.
Click to center Benona Township Swimming Beach in the map view.
Swimming Dock
Click to center Aloha State Park Campground in the map view.
Aloha State Park Campground and Day Use
Click to center Barnes Park County Campground in the map view.
Campground with water access
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 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 Holland State Park Campground in the map view.
State Campground
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 Lakeshore Campground- Wilderness State Park in the map view.
Click to center Muskegon County Meinert Park in the map view.
Meinert County Park offers a quiet retreat for the outdoor enthusiast. It features a pristine swimming beach, modern campground, parking lot, picnicking and public restrooms. Private campgrounds and cottages are located nearby.
Click to center Muskegon State Park- South Channel Campground in the map view.
Click to center Platte River Campground - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the map view.
Click to center Muskegon Lake Navigational Channel at Lake Michigan in the map view.
The Channel connects Muskegon Lake to Lake Michigan and to the Great Lakes. Large freighters, tugs, sailboats, fishing boats and the Lake Express high-speed, cross lake ferry to Milwaukee all use this scenic, commercial and recreational channel.
Click to center Muskegon Maritime Heritage Pathway in the map view.
The Muskegon Maritime Heritage Walkway is a three-quarter mile walkway along the Muskegon Channel with signage that interprets the areas maritime history.
Click to center Andreae Nature Preserve in the map view.
Enjoy hiking and wildlife
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 Jean Klock Beach Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboarding in the map view.
Rent Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards on Lake Michigan
Click to center New Buffalo Beach Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding in the map view.
Rent Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards on Lake Michigan and The Galien River
Click to center Antrim County Day Park -Elk Rapids Day Park in the map view.
Community park with water access
Click to center Archie Park in the map view.
Community park with water access
Click to center Ellsworth River Park in the map view.
Community park with water access and amenities
Click to center Kids Corners - City of South Haven in the map view.
Lake Michigan Beach
Click to center Richardi Park in the map view.
Community park with water access, parking, restrooms, and other amenities
Click to center Gower Resort in the map view.
Click to center Ludington State Park - Beach House in the map view.
Lake Michigan Primary Route