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Michigan is for paddlers!

Over 3,000 miles of trails on the Great Lakes, Inland Lakes, and Rivers await your canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard!

Choose a region and prepare for your adventure!

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We Want Your Events!

If your paddling-oriented group or organization is hosting a paddling-oriented event this season, we would love to share it here on Michigan Water Trails.

Simply use our Contact Us form or email us at with the details, and we'll get your event here on our calendar.

Happy Spring!