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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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Water Trail Events

Sep 16, 2021 to Sep 18, 2021

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Help Protect the Environment While You Paddle!

Become a MI Paddle Steward to help locate and combat aquatic invasive species that cause problems for our water trails. With only a short, free training session, you can help keep our water trails clear for years to come.

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