Suicide Bend Fishing Site, MI

US Forest Service

Suicide Bend Fishing Site

The name Suicide Bend comes from the logging days of the early 1900s. That portion of the Manistee River was considered a "suicide run" because of the sharp bends in the river and only young...[more]



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From Manistee -

  • Travel east on M-55 for 15 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on High Bridge Rd. for 6 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Coates Hwy. for 3.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on Dilling Rd. for 2.5 miles.
  • Turn left to enter the site. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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