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Wild and scenic river

Kayaked this in late September. It is spring fed so only light paddling required. There are very... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Mary Jo K
,
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Great fun year 'round!

We live on the Jordan and can tell you that people do enjoy it all year long! Of course a blazing... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
schmunkie
,
East Jordan, Michigan
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This Antrim County river has been protected by the state of Michigan since 1970.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fallen trees” (5 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
“new owners” (2 reviews)
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East Jordan, MI
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Kayaked this in late September. It is spring fed so only light paddling required. There are very few houses on the river and lots of areas where you are kayaking through a tunnel of trees over head. I would not recommend this float if u...More

Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We live on the Jordan and can tell you that people do enjoy it all year long! Of course a blazing hot summer day is a great time, but it can be very busy on the weekends. Fall is beautiful and much more calm. Now...More

Thank schmunkie
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I kayaked the Jordan in early August. It was a lovely day and a beautiful river to kayak. It doesn't flow too fast, there are very few areas to get caught up in, and plenty of places to stop and rest if...More

Thank CAStruck
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank lisa_birder
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.

1  Thank jsvankuiken
Reviewed 15 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

Thank jhowie
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...More

2  Thank Patti L
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...More

1  Thank Julie K
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!!!

Thank Kim O
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...More

1  Thank MJM1962
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