Department of Natural Resources
The Kalamazoo River system drains an area of approximately 2,020 square miles as it flows through portions of the southwest Michigan counties of Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Hillsdale, Kent and Ottawa.
The Lower Kalamazoo River Plan Full Text (971 KB)
Below are individual sections of the plan:
-Cover Sheet, Preface and Table of Contents
-The Watershed and Study Area
-Existing Uses and Recreational Opportunities
-Natural River Plan
-Appendix A - Part 305, Natural Rivers PA 451 of 1994
-Appendix B - Natural Resources Commission Policy and Procedures Regarding the Natural River Act of 1970
-Appendix C - Related Laws
-Appendix D - Lower Kalamazoo River - Designated Stream Mileage
Natural River Zoning Rules - Zoning standards for the Lower Kalamazoo River system are found on pages 1-21 and 59-61.