Canoe Michigan - Pine and Manistee Rivers

Canoe Michigan with PRPC

Pine River Paddlesports Center services Michigan canoe trips on both the Pine River and Big Manistee River. We have the finest selection of rental paddlecraft available in Michigan. Our staff of experienced paddlers will fit you to a canoe that is weight and experience appropriate.

Canoe trips on the Pine River

Canoeing the upper Pine RiverThe Pine is simply the best paddlesports river in lower Michigan. It is in both the Michigan Natural Rivers Program and the United States Wild & Scenic Rivers System. With several access sites, you can plan a trip most any length you desire. The numerous campgrounds along and near the Pine make it a great stream for a two or three day canoe trip.

Pine River canoe rentals and trips are also available through our Walker Bridge Canoe Livery which is the only livery on the banks of the Pine River.

Canoe trips on the Big Manistee River

Canoeing on Michigan's Manistee

Regardless of your skill-level or ability, we have a Big Manistee River canoe trip to suit the needs of you, your family and friends. Are you new to paddling or unfamiliar with the waters of the Big Manistee? We can put you on a flat-water stretch, a quiet water stretch, or an intermediate stretch of this beautiful, forested river

Are You New to Canoeing? No Worries, Beginners Welcome Here!

We'll quickly show you what you need to know to go out and paddle with confidence and control. We help thousands do it every year and 99+% of our guests are planning their next visit before the first one is over.

Please review our Paddlecraft Guidelines and Policies

Wondering what you will need to bring on a canoe trip with PRPC? Check out our What to Bring List

“Thank you very much for the superb week of camping and canoeing. We had such a fabulous time.....and the cost was so reasonable we feel like we won the lottery too. Best wishes....See you next year. ” Bill O.

Our extensive inventory of canoes includes:

  • Old Town canoes
  • Grumman canoes
  • solo canoes
  • tandem canoes
  • whitewater canoes
  • tripping canoes

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