The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that construction of a new state boat launch on the Pine River has begun and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30 in Mackinac County.
The new site located 1/4 mile N. of Hwy. 134 is temporality closed to visitors for the public's safety.
During this time, there will be additional site improvements such as a vault toilet and parking area.
Currently, the nearest boat launches to the Pine River property are Hessel/Clark Township Marina and St. Iganace public boat launch.