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Address: East Jordan, MI
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This Antrim County river has been protected by the state of Michigan since...

This Antrim County river has been protected by the state of Michigan since 1970.

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A Ride to Remember!

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... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lisa_birder
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 many trees along the river. Keep an eye out for their crested heads (pointed like... More 

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East Jordan, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank jsvankuiken
michigan
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129 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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

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Thank jhowie
Greenville, South Carolina
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 11 year old boys. One child lost their tube and a shoe. We finally got... More 

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Thank Patti L
East Jordan, Michigan
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This river is a fun even flowing river with bends and turns. It does have some overgrowth along the river banks. That is to be expected in a natural area such as the Jordan Valley! Don't forget to bring along some snacks and a waterproof camera! Please pack out your trash! Keep this wonderful Natural area clean!

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Thank Julie K
East Jordan, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is so much fun to do every year with our family. We have been going down the Jordan River for several years. Fun In The Sun. A must go trip!!!

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Thank Kim O
Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My family and I had a wonderful time paddling down this beautiful river. We rented tubes, kayaks and a raft from Jordan River Outfitters in East Jordan. (New owners since 2015) Two of the kids in tubes, 8 and 13, laughed the whole way during our 2 hour trip. Older kids and adults were in kayaks, while 5 adults were... More 

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Thank MJM1962
East Jordan, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The locals, me included are very helpful to out of towners... All we ask is you don't pollute our water and you leave the wildlife alone. Fishing is excellent and its beauty will leave a mark on your memory.

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East Jordan, Michigan
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great fun if you love canoeing ,kayaking,tubing..there's a canoe rental right at graves crossing and also in town East Jordan. Summer weekends get busy if your looking for more quite time go during week, Sunday's generally when a lot of the locals go , a blast.

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Thank Mary P
Marion
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660 reviews
435 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The Jordan River is very scenic and uncrowded compared to the bumper to bumper raft traffic on a typical whitewater raft trip on a western river. We had a very enjoyable day as a family rafting from Graves Crossing (there are actual graves under the road- look up local history). We saw lots of birds and deer, coyote tracks but... More 

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