Sturgeon (Lk. Michigan trib.) - Ten Mile Rapids (0.6 miles)


Sturgeon (Lk. Michigan trib.), Michigan, US

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Ten Mile Rapids (0.6 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 0.6 Miles
Avg. Gradient 5 fpm
Max Gradient 5 fpm


River Description

Yet another Sturgeon River in the U.P. with a short stretch of rapids. This one may offer some minor park-and-play, or short shuttle reach.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-12-04 01:29:42

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0USGS sampling siteN/A
0.1Upper Ten MileII
0.4Lower Ten MileII
1.3CampgroundN/A

Rapid Descriptions

USGS sampling site (Class N/A)

USGS lists a sampling site with drainage area of 183 square miles.



Upper Ten Mile (Class II, Mile 0.1)

A very short bit of gradient may offer play at some flows.



Lower Ten Mile (Class II, Mile 0.4)

The longer stretch of gradient (such as it is) starts with a minor ledge/wave, followed by some light boulder-bed rapids. Again, there may be some play at some flows.



Campground (Class N/A, Mile 1.3)

If needed/desired, you could paddle (or drive) down to this campgrounds.




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