Muskegon River is a river in the western portion of the lower peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The river has its headwaters in Houghton Lake in Roscommon County, flowing out of the North Bay into neighboring Missaukee County. From there it flows mostly southwest to Muskegon, Michigan, where it empties into Muskegon Lake. Muskegon Lake is connected to Lake Michigan via a mile-long channel. The river has several major branches, such as the Hersey River, Cedar Creek and Little Muskegon River. The main stream is 216 miles (348 km) long and drains an area of 2,350 square miles ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Muskegon River Near Croton with a streamflow rate of 1,220 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Muskegon River At Evart reporting a gauge stage of 7.1 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Muskegon River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 997 ft, the Muskegon River At Evart .