Here are the water trails in the Thumb area of the eastern Lower Peninsula:
The Flint River Water Trail runs from the North and South branches of the Flint River to the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge.
Offers a diverse range of paddling experiences for canoeists and kayakers of all abilities in a warm-water river ecosystem, with fairly slow-moving current. Very suitable for families in a canoe or groups of novice kayak paddlers.
A 103-mile water trail on Lake Huron that winds around Michigan’s Thumb into Saginaw Bay.