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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Canoeing the Pere Marquette River
A peaceful float or canoe trip down the Père Marquette River rates an awesome ten on our Michigan scale. Named after the French Jesuit priest who explored the region and established the first communities in Michigan in the 1600's, the 66 miles from Baldwin out to Lake Michigan have been designated as a National Scenic River and is known far and wide for its trout and salmon fishing. This shot was taken near Scottsville.