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Manistee River Canoeing Day Tour

Mesick, United States

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


On this canoeing adventure down the Manistee River, swim in watering holes, sunbathe on riverbanks, jump from a rope swing, and go up to sand cliffs. Your customizable itinerary lets you follow your interests. Enjoy lunch along the banks when you need a break, and upgrade to spend the night in a rustic tent by the river.
  • Canoeing trip on the Manistee River
  • Customize your own itinerary to fit your preferences
  • Learn how to paddle and ride in a canoe, even if you're a beginner
  • Upgrade for overnight tent camping by the river—no equipment required
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Professional guide
Lunch and snacks provided
Rustic accommodation (camping in tents) can be provided before or after the trip — USD $20 for the site, or $40 for the site, food, and camping equipment
No additional fees or requirements
Free shuttle back to vehicle at the end of the day
Transportation to or from departure point
Dinner not provided
Breakfast not provided
Hodenpyl Dam Rd, Mesick, MI 49668, USA

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide at the Hodenpyl Dam to begin your canoe trip down the Manistee River. Your guide gets you set up in a durable metal canoe and goes over canoeing basics, making this tour suitable for beginners.

Travel down the river passing waterfalls, swimming holes, and minor rapids along the way. Be sure to mention any preferred stops to your guide—a customizable itinerary offers plenty of choices. The river is also known for its local folklore, which is popular among visitors.

Included lunch and healthy snacks to keep you fueled throughout the day.

At the end of your canoe trip, choose to camp out (extra expense), or return to the Hodenpyl Dam in a provided shuttle.
Stop At:  
Manistee River
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Hodenpyl Dam
Admission Ticket Free
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Crystalaire Adventures - Day Tours
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
  • The duration of transfers are approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Schedule dependent on weather
  • This tour will require a waiver. Please inform the local tour operator of any major health issues, allergies, or dietary restrictions either in the Special Requirements section at the time of booking or over the phone prior to departure
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Crystalaire Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Manistee River Canoeing Day Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Product code: 24950P2

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