MLS# 50128888 Property Type: Vacant Land Keep Showing-Contgcy Appl
VERY PRIVATE - MICHIGAN “CANOE ACCESS” STURGEON RIVER PROPERTY FOR SALE! This 93+/- Acre property is in the north western part of Baraga County of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The property being offered for sale has over 7,000 feet of Sturgeon River frontage. - The Sturgeon is a 106-mile-long river. It rises from Wagner Lake high on the plateau that forms much of southern Baraga County. From there is Flows westward through the Copper Country State Forest, and enters the Ottawa National Forest north of Watton. - The 25 mile-length of the river's course in the national forest has been listed as a Wild and Scenic River, and is classified as a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream (16.5 miles is designated as wild, and 8.5 miles as scenic). - It is a cool water fishery known for Brook trout, Brown trout, and Steelhead trout. - On this stretch, which crosses and re-crosses the border between Baraga County and Houghton County, the river helps to form the Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness. Here the river rushes over the 20 foot volcanic outcroppings of Sturgeon Falls, and through a gorge that reaches 350 feet in depth and a mile in width. Throughout this rugged, steep Wilderness, the Sturgeon and Little Silver Rivers and their tributaries have carved falls, rapids, ponds, oxbows, and terraces. - After leaving the National Forest it flows northward, again crossing and re-crossing the Baraga-Houghton County line and running generally parallel to the western shore of Keweenaw Bay. The river discharges into Portage Lake near Chassell, Michigan. - The Sturgeon is a Type 1 Fishing Stream were Atlantic salmon, Brook trout, Brown trout, Coho, Chinook and Pink salmon, Lake trout, Rainbow trout, Splake are fish species of note. - A four-mile stretch of the river, from the Sturgeon Falls to the road before Prickett Lake is a CLASS II-III section whitewater kayaking, and rafting area. - There is a pleasant hiking trail in the vicinity of Sturgeon River called the Pelkie Creek Hunter W
Listing Provided Courtesy of TIM KEOHANE - GREAT LAKES & LAND OF MARQUETTE, INC.