Platte River canoe trips, kayaks, tubes, rafts in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Trips end at Lake Michigan with a beautiful sugar sand beach. General store w/groceries, souvenirs, gifts, tackle, fishing info. Halfway between Frankfort & Empire on M-22 at Platte River Bridge.Riverside Canoe Trips, since 1964, offers the best FAMILY river trips in Michigan.What other trip has shallow clear water, ends at a beautiful sandy beach, and goes through a National Lakeshore Park, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. As you begin to plan your "Up North" vacation, be sure to include a Riverside Canoe Trip.Riverside Canoe Trips offers the best in summertime family entertainment. Plan a day in the sun with your little ones. Bring your camera and plan on capturing pictures and memories that will last a lifetime. Let us outfit you for a variety of trips on the beautiful Platte River including:Friendly river with a gentle current -- ideal for the whole family! The average river depth is 2-3 feet and flows through a small lake. While the trip takes approximately 2 hours, most people can't resist making a day of it. The trip ends at Lake Michigan with a beautiful sugar sand beach.Fast and exciting, not white water, but close to it. Clean, spring fed waters and a fast current with an average depth of 2-3 feet. A good part of this trip is narrow with quick turns and overhanging branches. The trip takes approximately 3-4 hours and is for those high spirited people who are more experienced and eager for a new challenge.