Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Monroe, MI

Monroe is located on the western shore of Lake Erie. The Port of Monroe is the only Michigan port on Lake Erie, and Sterling State Park is the only of Michigan’s 103 state parks located on or near Lake Erie. The River Raisin and Sandy Creek travel through Monroe; they are non-navigable because of the several dams and other obstructions. Monroe is known as the childhood residence of George Armstrong Custer and other members of his family, including his brother Boston Custer and wife Elizabeth Bacon. Several structures are named after Custer, including Custer Airport. The city also contains numerous other historic structures.

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