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Joan H. Young
861 W. US 10
Scottville, MI 49454
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this page updated 8/12/19

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Pere Marquette River

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Walhalla Bridge

This boat landing on the Pere Marquette River has no sign visible from the waterway. The bridge is blue and the landing is just downstream, flanked by black willows, on the south shore.

Boat Launch-
narrow cement ramp, plenty of parking.

Fishing- The Pere Marquette is known for steelhead and salmon runs, and brown/rainbow trout. Fly fishing is popular too.

Handicap Accessibility- latrine is barrier free, but door is narrow and approach is over dirt

Rest Rooms- latrine
Potable Water- none

Access- sand Forest Road off paved Walhalla Road
Restrictions- must have permit for any watercraft on the Pere Marquette (A Wild and Scenic Waterway), boating allowed only 9am to 6pm, no glass containers, Recreation Passport required
Seasonality- road may not be plowed, winter boating not recommended
Ecosystem- river edge
Most recent date this info personally checked- March 2020
Additional Facilities- none
Maintained by-
Huron-Manistee National Forest , call 231-745-4631
More- The Pere Marquette is a designated Wild and Scenic Waterway between The Forks and Custer Bridge. If you wish to canoe on this portion of the Pere Marquette River you need a permit between May 15 and September 10. There are special regulations which apply. Private watercraft permits may be reserved by calling 1-231-745-4631. Some of the landings along the river require a Recreation Fee to park (self-pay tubes are available for daily passes, yearly passes may be purchased at a Ranger Station). Current fee schedule
In lieu of the Forest Service parking fee, Interagency passes are also accepted. Display on your dashboard when you park.
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[Counties] Lake County Manistee County Mason County Oceana County

From Ludington/Scottville, go east on US 10 to Walhalla and turn south at the blinker on Walhalla Road. Cross the river in 1.4 miles and immediately turn west (right) on a dirt road. Reach the parking area and access in 0.1 mile.

GPS 43.932, -86.114


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