Class I South Branch Black River, MI

Bangor-South Haven Heritage Water Trail (Centers St. Access to Lake Michigan)

This water trail is one of nine designated heritage water trails in Michigan, offering 15 interpretive signs along the river. There are two “family-friendly” sections on the water trail. The first is the upper three miles from Lions Park in Bangor downstream to County Road 687. The other is an eight-mile section from the Basic Family Access Site (County Road 384) to South Haven. The section between County Road 687 and the Basic Family Access (CR 384) is called the "wilderness section," and paddlers can expect obstacles, major ones. (

Section Details

Trip Length One Night, 22.8 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager Private, Bangor/South Haven Heritage Water Trail Association
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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