Pere Marquette River

by  mamakjake

A self-supported trip created by mamakjake

Trip Overview

Wonderful paddle trip, very few people around - just a handful of people fishing

Lots of twists and turns, wildlife including ducks, geese, deer, beaver, heron, wild turkeys, and a beautiful bald eagle

Safety Notes

One tree down affecting passage but easy enough to get over

Some areas were remote with no cell coverage

Gear Notes

Bug spray for biting flies, light clothing layers


Overall nice weather, a bit chilly on the first day and some light rain

Second day beautiful weather, sun but not hot

River was up due to lots of recent rain

Portage Notes

River was up, no portage needed

Trip Details

  • Trip Dates: 6/23/2024-6/24/2024
  • Sport/Activity: Stand Up Paddling
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)

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