Boating - Motorized

Manistee River near the High Bridge River Access site.Motorized boating is allowed on many of the lakes with Federal Access, most of the boat launches are gravel or asphalt and are located within Forest Service Campgrounds.  

Two rivers, the AuSable  and the Manistee are popular for motorized boating.  The impoundments of the AuSable create a lake-like atmosphere, popular for motor-boating and fishing.  Motorized boating is not recommended on the Wild and Scenic Section of the Au Sable ...

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Boating - Motorized Areas

  • Au Sable River area description
  • Au Sable River - Alcona Dam to Lake Huron area description
  • Au Sable River Primitive Camping
  • Pine Acres Boat Launch
  • Sawmill Point Boat Launch
  • Whirlpool Angler Access
  • River Road National Scenic Byway area description
  • Corsair Area area description
  • Round Lake Campground and Day Use Area
  • Hoist/Reid Lake Areas area description
  • Horseshoe Lake Campground and Boat Launch
  • Jewell Lake Campground
  • Hungerford Recreation Area
  • Lake Michigan area description
  • Hamlin Lake Boat Access
  • Hoags Lake Day Use Area
  • Little Muskegon River
  • M-37: White Cloud to Baldwin area description
  • Brush Lake Campground
  • Indian Lake Campground
  • Loda Lake National Wildflower Sanctuary
  • Minnie Pond Campground
  • Nichols Lake South Campground
  • Shelley Lake Campground
  • Twinwood Lake Campground
  • Walkup Lake Campground
  • M-55: Manistee to Cadillac area description
  • Hemlock Campground and Boat Launch
  • Pine Lake Campground
  • Sand Lake Recreation Area
  • Manistee River area description
  • Manistee National Recreation River area description
  • Bear Creek River Access Site
  • Blacksmith Bayou Access Site
  • Government Landing
  • High Bridge Access Site
  • Rainbow Bend Access Site
  • Red Bridge River Access Site
  • Pere Marquette River area description
  • Pere Marquette National Scenic River area description
  • Indian Bridge