2018 Huron River Day, Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, by Karissa Brumley

Huron River Liveries Begin to Reopen with Pandemic Precautions

The Huron River Water Trail’s kayak and canoe rental services are following state and CDC guidance as they each reopen by May 30th. Outfitters are operating at reduced capacity or with changes to normal services. As always, river conditions can affect the services offered, and water levels on the Huron River have been very high. […]

Kayak Stack

Paddling safely during COVID-19

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer extended the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order until May 15. Please remember to stay home as much as you possibly can and stay at least 6 feet from others if out. People should do everything they can to stay away from others outside their own […]

Huron River upstream of Milford's Central Park

Feel good, do good

River culture is a vital part of the vibrant communities along the Huron River Water Trail. In August, Rivers Edge Brewing Company in Milford will honor this connection by donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of its State Fair SMaSH IPA to the Huron River Watershed Council through the Feelgood Tap program. […]

Foam that possibly contains PFAS

PFAS in Foam on the Huron River Water Trail

As the emerging threat of PFAS has unfolded across Michigan and on the Huron River, it’s raised concerns about recreation. Swimming, bathing, and boating on the Huron River Water Trail are still okay. For those activities, continue to enjoy the water as you have with a few minor precautions. PFAS isn’t a health risk when […]

PFAS Do Not Eat the Fish Sign at Baseline Lake

PFAS in Fish on the Huron River

Don’t eat fish from the Huron River. The State of Michigan has tested fish from multiple location on the Huron River and found high levels of PFAS. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a Do Not Eat Fish Advisory for the entire river. Because fish are mobile, the Huron River Watershed Council […]

The Huron River Water Trail is a consortium of interested groups and communities,
and is a project of the Huron River Watershed Council and RiverUp!

Huron River Watershed Council, 1100 N. Main Street, Suite 210, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-769-5123

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