Where Year-Round Outdoor Recreation Is at a Premium ...

​LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TIP OF CHIPPEWA COUNTY, IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.

Village of DeTour  and  DeTour Township

Sites in Michigan

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Caribou Lake Ramp

DeTour Village Ramp

Hey, if it happens to rain on that day you planned to be on the water, check out our community calendar , which is a quick reference to a wide variety of activities throughout our village, or you may want to do a little shopping in town.  We've got a few cool restaurants and bars too.

St Marys River

Access to the beautiful St. Mary's River, Lakes Superior and Huron, and beyond ... right in the heart of the village.
​This public launch is run by the DNR, has two put-in ramps, ample free daily parking for your tow vehicle and trailer onsite. Over night parking is available nearby from various businesses.
Located at the south end of DeTour Harbor provides boaters with quick easy access to gas on the water before entering the St Mary's.  This is an awesome boater viewing site.

Places to Stay

St Marys River

Caribou Lake

When we say "you have the world at your finger tips" ... we mean it. 

DeTour Passage ........

From the Soo, to the North Channel, to boating throughout the great lakes, on to Mackinac Island, to Detroit, Beaver Island, Chicago, and beyond.

The St Mary's River is a link to rivers, lakes, and oceans abound.   Plus we have sweet little swimming holes.

All from our quiet ramps in DeTour Village; the world is our oyster.

DeTour State Harbor:      906-297-5947

State of Michigan DNR:   906-297-2581 

U.S. Border Protection:    906-635-5719

​U.S. Customs:                  906-632-7221

St Marys River

Key Contacts

Put In Spots Abound

We have a fantastic public marina in the village.  Put your boat in at the public launch,  reserve a slip, gas up, and enjoy a few days on the water near our little village, or travel to the Soo, to the North Channel, to boating throughout the great lakes, on to Mackinac Island, to Detroit, Beaver Island, Chicago, and beyond.  The St Mary's River is a link to rivers, lakes, and oceans.  

906-297-5947

Marina: 45° 59' 43" N   83° 53' 50" W.

xxx N Ontario St

​DeTour Village MI 49725


http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_10884_18317-44283--,00.html





If you're coming to enjoy our river and lake activities and are in need of someplace to stay, check out our list of  warm and cozy places to rent .  We also have camp sites available.

DeTour Village Ramp

Oh, what a beauty this inland lake is.  You'll love the fishing, and the peaceful quaintness of this 825 acre lake.  ​The public launch, maintained by the DNR, is located five miles west of town, on North Caribou Lake Road.​​

Public Marina in Town

Things to Do

This quiet put-in location is used by many locals for a day of fishing or channigans on their pleasure boats.  The ramps are open to the public, and provide an excellent spot to launch your small boat.
​Located on the south end of Malette Park, family's can enjoy a day of boating, swimming, and picnic fun; all from one sweet spot.