Summer 2014 Recreation Events

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Paddle Trips — Huron River

5 different trips throughout May – September

Experience the quiet waters of the Huron River with expert paddlers Ron Sell, Barry Lonik, and the HRWC staff.  Each trip includes discussion regarding the river’s water ecology, history, and unique features. Shuttle transportation is provided. Bring your own watercraft, gear, food, drinking water and appropriate clothing for the weather.Every paddler must wear a flotation device – bring your own.


Registration is limited to 10 watercrafts for each trip.

For a Paddler’s Safety Checklist click HERE.



Island Park to Peninsular Dam

Put-in at 4 PM*


Thursday, July 24

Oakwoods Metropark

Put-in at 5 PM*


Saturday, August 9

Full Moon Paddle

Pickerel Lake to Crooked Lake

Put-in at 8 PM*


Sunday, September 21

Paddle/Pedal trip

Hudson Mills to Dexter-Huron Metropark (and biking back)

Put-in at 10 AM*


*Exact location of each put-in will be sent to participants upon registration.

Cost is $25 for HRWC members, $35 for non-members                                                       


All paddlers must register in advance and make payments HERE.

Huron River Watershed Walks


Frog Island Park to Waterworks Park Ypsilanti, MI

Guided walk along the Huron River near downtown Ypsilanti. Join Ypsilanti City Planner Teresa Gillotti, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Director Bob Tetens and HRWC’s Elizabeth Riggs as they explain current efforts to revitalize the riverfront.



Ann Arbor City Hall tour – Green Infrastructure Ann Arbor, MI

Guided tour through Ann Arbor’s City Hall. Join the City of Ann Arbor’s Stormwater Manager Jen Lawson, and HRWC’s Ric Lawson, as they explain what Green Infrastructure is and how Ann Arbor implements its use.


Free, all ages. Register for walks HERE.


Do you have ideas or suggestions for recreational events? We would love to hear from you. Please contact Derek Schrader at recreation@hrwc.org.



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