Pere Marquette River
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The Pere Marquette River is a river in the State of Michigan. The main stream of this river is about 67 miles (108 km) long, running from Lake County, Michigan just west of Reed City into the Pere Marquette Lake, and from there into Lake Michigan.
The upper portion of the Pere Marquette runs approximately 44 miles from the forks of the Little South and Middle Branches downstream to highway M-37. In 1978, 66 miles of the river was designated a National Scenic River. This section begins near Baldwin at the junction of the Little South and Middle Branches and continues until the river meets U.S. Highway 31 in Scottville.
The Pere Marquette R. is designated a Blue Ribbon fisheries.