2 ½ Hour – Iron Pin Trip – 6 Miles  

A Soaring Eagle Outfitters staff member will put you in at the Forsyth Township Canoe Launch
site where you will begin your trip down the Escanaba River.  In about 10-15 minutes, the Middle
Branch and East Branch River’s meet.

In another 40-50 minutes you will go under a swinging chair, this is almost the half-way point of
your trip.  In the even you need to end your trip prior to the Iron Pick pick-up site, you can call
Soaring Eagle’s headquarters to make arrangements for a pick-up 20-30 minutes from the swing
chair (This pick-up site is also known as the swinging bridge; please note, there is no longer a
swinging bridge; however, Soaring Eagle’s staff will be there to meet you on the left side of the

The Iron Pin pick-up location is approx. 50-60 minutes from the Swing Bridge location.  You will
exit the River on the left side.  Please take-out on the right side of the concrete ramp.  A member of
Soaring Eagles Outfitter’s staff will meet you at the Iron Pin landing and bring you back to our
Escanaba River Course
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