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Sturgeon River, Michigan

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Managing Agency:

U.S. Forest Service, Ottawa National Forest


Designated Reach:

March 3, 1992. From its entry into the Ottawa National Forest to the northern boundary of the Ottawa National Forest.


Classification/Mileage:

Wild — 20.0 miles; Scenic — 8.0 miles; Total — 28.0 miles.

Sturgeon River, Ottawa National Forest

Sturgeon River (Ottawa National Forest)

This river flows through a narrow, dissected, gorge-like valley with an average depth of 200-300 feet and through the Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness. Outstandingly remarkable values include scenery, recreation, geology, fish and wildlife.