Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Houghton, MI

Houghton is situated on the hills bordering the Portage Waterway. The city has a vibrant downtown area where shopping and dining can be easily found. Outdoor recreation is in abundance with the city’s docking area for motorized and non-motorized boats. The Ray Kestner Waterfront Park (Chutes & Ladders) is located at one end of the 4.5 mile long Waterfront Trail, which offers a paved surface for walking, running, biking or skating. The Waterfront Park is home to the city’s RV Park which holds 25 premier spots for those who enjoy camping. New in the spring of 2019 is the Houghton Skate Park, which has proven to be a great time for skaters, bikers and boarders of all ages.

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