The preservation of the rivers water quality, conservation, wildlife and shoreline protection. There are many ways this can be achieved and some of them are outlined on the links page.

Support Our Work

There are many ways you can support the Cheboygan River Preservation Association: by becoming a member, making a donation, volunteering, and being an ambassador to those who haven't yet heard about our good work.

Send us a completed membership form if you want to help us preserve the tranquility of the Cheboygan River

We are working with law enforcement to help reduce the No Wake violations on the river.



On the waters of the Cheboygan River, town 37 north, range 1 west; town 38 north, range 1 west, city of Cheboygan. Benton and Inverness Townships, Cheboygan County, from outermost end of the west pierhead upstrean to Mullett Lake, it shall be unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow- no wake speed.

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The Cheboygan River is the head water of Michigan's famous Inland Waterway

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Michigan Boating Laws


Cheboygan Tribune                Channel 7 & 4 News                 Detroit News

“Slow, No Wake Speed”
means the slowest speed at which it
is still possible to maintain steering and which does not  create a wake.


U.S.C.G. Marine   Speed Laws

“No wake” is defined as the slowest possible speed required to maintain steerage and headway.