Whitefish River (Michigan)

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The Whitefish River is an 11.9-mile-long (19.2 km)[1] river on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The mouth of the river is in Delta County at 45°54′34″N 86°58′01″W / 45.90944°N 86.96694°W / 45.90944; -86.96694 on the Little Bay De Noc of Lake Michigan. The main branch of the river is formed by the confluence of the east and west branches at 46°03′25″N 86°52′17″W / 46.05694°N 86.87139°W / 46.05694; -86.87139.

The east branch rises out of Trout Lake in southwest Alger County. The west branch rises in southeast Marquette County.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed December 19, 2011

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