Class I Galien River, MI

Galien River Marsh River Trail (Red Arrow Highway DNR Launch to City of New Buffalo Launch)

The water trail is approximately a three-mile section of the river between the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) boat launch on Red Arrow Highway north of U.S. 12 (near Kruger Road) and the City of New Buffalo’s public boat launch. It takes about one to two hours to paddle as the river is slow moving, especially through the marsh, and it is easy to paddle both downstream and upstream. (

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 2.4 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager Private, Chickaming Open Lands
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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