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Cataract River
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Mud Lake
River mouth Lake Michigan
584 ft (178 m)

The Cataract River is a 1.9-mile-long (3.1 km) river in Newton Township, Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.

The river rises from Mud Lake at 45°59′59″N 85°39′38″W / 45.99972°N 85.66056°W / 45.99972; -85.66056 (Cataract River (source)) in southern Newton Township. It flows south approximately one half mile and receives the outflow from Stone Lake, then continues to the south and west just under one mile into Lake Michigan at 45°59′15″N 85°38′36″W / 45.98750°N 85.64333°W / 45.98750; -85.64333 (Cataract River (mouth)) between Point Patterson and Needle Point

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