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Sturgeon River

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Gaylord, MI

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The Sturgeon River is the fastest flowing in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Not whitewater, but exciting and challenging with its quick and often tricky current, along with leaning trees, stumps, logs, numerous narrow passages and sharp turns. The current does most of the work, but it’s up to you and/or your partner(s) to maneuver your watercraft down the crystal-clear, spring-fed stream, as it winds its way through stunning state forest land.  Take a short drive north and check out Sturgeon River Paddlesports in Wolverine or Big Bear Adventures in Indian River to experience all the Sturgeon River has to offer.  These outfitters even offer four-seasons of fun with their guided winter rafting excursions.

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