Platte River is one of the most renowned rivers in the state of Michigan. Located in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, it has become a favorite destination for tourists to tube, kayak, fish and swim to their heart's content.Map of Platte River and Platte Lake
The river divides into the Upper Platte River and Lower Platte River, making for some fun adventures and variety each time you visit. It even empties into Platte Lake. The river flows west and eventually north, ending in Lake Ann. While the river is shallow at 2-3 feet deep on average, Platte Lake is an astounding 95 feet deep!
Platte River and Lake are the perfect tourist spots. Here are a few of the things you may find yourself doing when you arrive at the best river in Michigan.