Traverse City Area

Boardman River and Brown Bridge Pond

Ranch Rudolf, 6841 Brown Bridge Rd., Traverse City, 231-947-9529

Betsie River

Alvina’s Canoe & Boat Rental, 6470 S. Betsie River Rd., Interlochen, 231-276-9514

Platte River and Bass Lake

Riverside Canoe Trips, 5042 Scenic Highway/M-22, Honor, 231-325-5622

Petoskey Area

Crooked River or Crooked Lake

Canoe Hut at Ryde Marine, 9088 Marina Dr., Alanson, 231-348-7040

Bear River or Crooked Lake

Bahnhof Sport, 1300 Bay View Rd., Petoskey, 231-347-2112

Seney Area

Manistique River and Nawacka Lake (and many more)

Big Cedar Campground and Canoe Livery, 7936 Highway M-77, Germfask, 906-586-6684

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