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A hidden gem

Rent a raft (if a young family or group) which will keep you together on the river. Kayacks or... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Ken V
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Amazing kayak trip down this gentle river!

Don’t be alarmed by the talk of a much rail fall and the rivier swelling to create risky rapids! We... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
RPMol
,
Marlow, United Kingdom
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This Antrim County river has been protected by the state of Michigan since 1970.
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East Jordan, MI
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Rent a raft (if a young family or group) which will keep you together on the river. Kayacks or Cannes are also fun. Would shy away from tubing due to the branches and tree's to circumvent. Watch for fish (and maybe a few fishermen). Not...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Don’t be alarmed by the talk of a much rail fall and the rivier swelling to create risky rapids! We arrived at the Kayak rental where we were told it would be a risky undertaking considering the rainfall over the last few weeks. We decided...More

1  Thank RPMol
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I read the 1 star review 're Jordan Valley Outfitters. If as a youth or parent you never canoesd or kayaked, and you have no athletic coordination whatsoever... I can see the problem. I did not paddle the day she did with family but I...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Kayaked this in late September. It is spring fed so only light paddling required. There are very few houses on the river and lots of areas where you are kayaking through a tunnel of trees over head. I would not recommend this float if u...More

1  Thank maryjok456
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We live on the Jordan and can tell you that people do enjoy it all year long! Of course a blazing hot summer day is a great time, but it can be very busy on the weekends. Fall is beautiful and much more calm. Now...More

Thank schmunkie
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I kayaked the Jordan in early August. It was a lovely day and a beautiful river to kayak. It doesn't flow too fast, there are very few areas to get caught up in, and plenty of places to stop and rest if...More

1  Thank CAStruck
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A wonderful paddle, with ample scenery and wildlife. Be on the lookout for kingfishers, who will stay ahead of you until you come close to catching up. Then they'll call and take off further down the river. Lots of cedar waxwings spend time in the...More

3  Thank lisa_birder
Reviewed 22 March 2017

walking along the trails or in canoe or kayak, you feel the calm of being out in God's creation. You can just unwind in peace.

2  Thank jsvankuiken
Reviewed 16 February 2017

great place to spend time with the family. plenty of spots to get on at and get off at . water a little chilly at times

Thank jhowie
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time, we didn't plan ahead so we didn't know what to expect. We opted for tubing although we could have rented kayaks or rafts. The water is cold but felt good on a hot day. We had two adults and two...More

2  Thank Patti L
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About 2 - 3 hours depending on how fast you want to go.
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