The Crooked River is part of the 43.5 mile long, historic, Inland Water Route.
There is one public restroom on the river, located Village of Alanson‘s Sanctuary Island Park Boathouse.
The Crooked River Locks schedule can be found at www.emmetcounty.org/parks-recreation/crooked-river-lock-2/
Be sure to honk your horn at the Alanson Swing Bridge, billed as the world’s smallest swinging bridge!
Take your pick of boating to Burt Lake or Crooked and Pickerel Lakes from the river.
Be careful around Devil’s Elbow!
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Crooked River map