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Grand River

Photo-Grand RiverThe Grand River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan. It runs 260 miles through the cities of Jackson, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Grand Haven before reaching Lake Michigan.

Its watershed drains an area of 5,572 square miles.  It has several dams along its length but is a trout and salmon stream for much of its length.

Much of the basin is flat and it contains many swamps and lakes; although, there is an elevation difference of 700 feet between the source and mouth of the river.

Tributaries are the Red Cedar River, Looking Glass River, Maple River,
Flat River, Thornapple River, and the Rogue River.

A 500 passenger dinner cruise ship modeled after a riverboat operates on the river in Lansing.

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2315 S. Lee Road
Saranac, Michigan 48881
Phone: (616) 642-2314

Grand Adventures
4590 Onondaga Road
Onondaga, Michigan 49264
Phone: (5170 712-6475

Grand Rogue Campground and Canoe
6400 West River Dr.
Belmont, Michigan 49306
Phone: (616) 361-1053

Wacousta Canoe Livery
9988 Riverside Drive
Eagle, Michigan 48822
Phone: (517) 626-6873


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