If you’re seeking an adventure in the Northern Michigan outdoors check out our list of Top 10 Northern Michigan Places to Put in Your Canoe or Kayak that were determined by more than 15,000 voters in the Red Hot Best of Northern Michigan. People from all over the state weighed in on 100 things they love about Northern Michigan to determine 311 Red Hot Best winners in 101 categories. Find the entire list of winners and much more in the Red Hot Best June 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.

  • Platte River
  • Boardman River
  • Crystal Rivers, Glen Arbor

The rest in alphabetical order

  • Au Sable River
  • Betsie River
  • Elk River, Elk Rapids
  • Jordan River
  • Lower Platte
  • Manistee River
  • Sturgeon River, Wolverine

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