Department of Natural Resources
The Rifle River watershed is located in Ogemaw and Arenac counties, draining an area of approximately 385 square miles. The river originates in northeastern Ogemaw County and flows for approximately 60 miles in a southeasterly direction to its confluence with Lake Huron.
The Rifle River Plan Full Text (668 KB)
Below are individual sections of the plan:
-Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
-The Watershed and Study Area
-Existing Uses and Recreational Opportunities
-Preliminary Natural River Plan
-Appendix A - Part 305, Natural Rivers PA 451 of 1994
-Appendix B - Related Laws
Natural River Zoning Rules - Zoning standards for the Rifle River system are found on pages 1-21 and 39-41.