These are the water trails along the southern and western shores of the Saginaw Bay including river trails on the AuGres, Rifle, Kawkawlin and Saginaw Rivers.
Campground areas along the shore are available for longer excursions or as a base for day use.
The Saginaw Bay Water Trail runs along the southern and western coasts of the Saginaw Bay and bridges the gap from the Thumb Water trail starting at the Quanicassee River (south) to the beginning of the Huron Shores Water Trail (north).
A short leisurely paddle from Point Lookout Harbor at the mouth of the AuGres River north to the AuGres City Park, this Excursion passes quaint cottages and an area well known for its great fishing and historic commercial fishing activity.
This trail goes from Omer to the Rifle River Delta which empties into the Saginaw Bay.
Paddle past beautiful homes and into open wild country along the flood plains of the Kawkawlin River.
The Saginaw River shoreline is surprising a lot more natural than most people realize. Our riverbanks host fringe wetlands and a diverse array of wildlife, migrating birds and historic battleground areas. Paddle past wild areas where eagles nest and watch out for partially submerged ship wreck sites. You can follow along on the virtual tour using your smart phone.