Phone: 231-862-3475

11390 M-37
Irons, MI 49644

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The Pine River is a National Scenic river that flows mainly through the Manistee National Forest. It offers many opportunities to view wildlife, especially on weekdays or during the off season. We offer several trips ranging from 2 hours to 3 days. The table below shows the amount of time and distance between the landings.

Times and Miles

Beginning from Briar Patch and paddling…

To Meadowbrook Bridge 2 hours 4.9 miles
To Skookum Bridge 1 hour 2.4 miles
To Silver Creek
(Walker Bridge)
2 hours 6.5 miles
To Lincoln Bridge 1 hour 2.8 miles
To Elm Flats 1 hour 3.3 miles
To Dobson Bridge 2 hours 6.3 miles
To Peterson Bridge 2 ¼ hours 6.2 mile
To Low Bridge 3 ¼ hours 8 miles

These times represent average river time. If you plan to stop to eat, swim, or relax remember to allow for more time.