Accessible Kayak Launch at Gallup Canoe Livery, Ann Arbor

$880,000 from Natural Resources Trust Fund Goes for Projects in the Huron River Watershed

The Natural Resources Trust Fund continues to be a critical source of funding for major projects in the Huron River watershed. In the 2020 grant cycle, about $880,000 will go to five important projects, two of which are immediately along the Huron River Water Trail. The Huron River Watershed Council supported each of these projects. […]

Cold Weather Paddling

Cold Weather, Cold Water Paddling Safety Tips

How to stay safe when the water is cold We’ve been cooped up all winter and many of us are itching to get back on the water. Before you venture out on the Huron River or any waterbody in the preseason cold, there are additional safety precautions you should take. Paddling in your kayak or […]

Gift Ideas for Paddlers

Do you have a kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddle boarding (SUP) enthusiast in your life? Here are our top 11 gift ideas for paddlers! Before we get started, a disclaimer: The items listed below are examples of the types of things we like, but we are not endorsements of any specific item, retailer, or […]

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 […]

The Huron River Water Trail is a project of the Huron River Watershed Council and is managed by a consortium of interested groups and communities.

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