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Visit during the salmon run

Plenty of parking and good vantage points to watch the salmon run in the Fall. We were there in... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Tom H
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Great Fishing.

Whether your fishing or wanting to enjoy the river, this is a great spot. Extremely easy access and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
allen94
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Port Huron, Michigan
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31 Oct 2018
“Visit during the salmon run”
22 Oct 2018
“Great Fishing.”
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This Dam is use for fishing access and fish spawn runs also drop location for canoeing and kayaking. A motel/resort is also found right next to Dam and currently not listed in your Data. See "rusticresort.net" for more information.
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Plenty of parking and good vantage points to watch the salmon run in the Fall. We were there in early September and the riverbank was filled with anglers trying their luck at catching the salmon, while we stood at the dam watching the salmon jump...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Whether your fishing or wanting to enjoy the river, this is a great spot. Extremely easy access and you can do a short walk or long. Particularly pretty in the morning or at dusk. If you only have a few minutes, you can quickly enjoy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank allen94
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Wish we could have stayed longer. We spent about 45 minutes watching the salmon jump. It was pretty exciting and we feel fortunate to have hit this spot at a good time of year to watch the salmon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JsChou
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is my favorite place to go in September when the King (also called Chinook) salmon are spawning. It's great fun to watch them jump -- sometimes by the 100s -- when the salmon are running.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank michigantraveler35
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We live in the area and this is a must place to go in the Fall when the fish are jumping. It is a fishermans dream.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank candbfrench
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I would out of your way to stop here, but if it's on your way and a nice day, you could stop. I guess I've just seen a lot of rivers and dams. This is a very small dam. There were quite a few people...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SolaraMinnesota
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Not really sure how to rate this... It's a dam. It is doing a very good job being a dam. If you go, expect to see a dam. Have fun finding it, since it is GPS resistant.. however, it's on Dam Road, which can provide...More

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank EPB30
Reviewed 10 July 2015

In July this place is just beautiful. I love the sound of the water over the small dam. Seen some interesting birds in the bushes by the dam. Stayed a week one year in July at Rustic Resort which is right next to it. Couldn't...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank D C
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This is a beautiful site just to relax and enjoy nature. Rustic Resort is right by there. It has been newly remodeled. The owners are awesome.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank pandaprincess2014
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Beautiful, noisy, packed with fishermen, fun! I went there to paint a picture, which wasn't easy, since it's in a ravine and darkness comes early.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Susana G
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You will travel north west to Benzonia, MI Head N 94, N 75, W 10, NW 115, N 31, Make a Rt On Love St and a Rt on Dam Rd The best time to go is September-have fun!! You can fish in the river there or just... More
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