Class I-II Carp River, MI

I-75 Overpass to Carp River Fishing Pier

The Carp River, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, flows through predominantly forested lands with little development along its way. The river flows through the Mackinac Wilderness Area.

River is calm at the launch before turning into rapids for 0.5 miles. Whenever the river forks, keep left. Only experienced paddlers should attempt these rapids as they get very shallow. River

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 1.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit No
Manager U.S. Forest Service, Hiawatha National Forest
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail Yes
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