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at Taylor Bridge

Taylor Bridge

Taylor Bridge

This boat landing is located on the White River, within the Manistee National Forest. The White River is a designated State Natural River, with a forested corridor, steep banks in the lower reaches and it has a remote feel. It is often canoed below Hesperia but may be clogged by logs above that point.

Boat Launch- Terraced walk-down area suitable only for small craft you can hand-carry to the river. Gravel parking area for about 10 cars.

Fishing- The White River is a popular trout stream, and is also known for good runs of salmon and steelhead near Hesperia

Rest Rooms- there is a porta-potty for customers at the convenience store across the street.
Potable Water- none

Access- paved 194th Avenue at paved Garfield, a busy corner.
Restrictions- no camping, no open fires, no overnight parking, open 6am-11pm Note that the Forest boundary is located here. Public land below the bridge.
Seasonality- River not suitable for winter canoeing. Park posted as closed Labor Day to Memorial Day
Ecosystem- shallow moderately swift river with wooded banks, some steep
Paddle/Float Times- 2 hours from Hesperia, 3 hours to Pines Point (tubing will take longer)
most recent date this info personally checked- July 2016
Additional Facilities- small store across the road
Maintained by- Baldwin District of the
Manistee National Forest
650 N. Michigan Avenue
P.O. Box D
Baldwin, MI 49304
231-745-4631
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From Hesperia, go 1 mile south on M-82 / M-120, and turn west (right) on Garfield Road. You will reach the bridge in 1.7 miles.

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