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Dam Fun!

Wish we could have stayed longer. We spent about 45 minutes watching the salmon jump. It was... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
JsChou
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Clinton Township, Michigan
Great place to see the salmon jump in September!

This is my favorite place to go in September when the King (also called Chinook) salmon are... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
michigantraveler35
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Benzonia, Michigan
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9 Sep 2018
“Dam Fun!”
3 Jan 2018
“Great place to see the salmon jump in September!”
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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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23400 Dam Road, Benzonia, MI
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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank Susana G
Reviewed 22 September 2013

It's always fun to stop by the dam, just to watch the salmon jump. During the season they can really put on a show. Nice, safe viewing area to get an up-close look. It can be a little tough to find a park place when...More

1  Thank tjcachers
Reviewed 20 July 2012

You would think you were miles away from anywhere. A beautiful spot to fish or just enjoy the loveliness of the scene.

2  Thank ROMINTWO
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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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