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Shiawassee River Runners

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Shiawassee River Runners
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Saturday, 26 September 2009
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Paddlers who practice, train, and enjoy water recreation along the Shiawassee River in Michigan
Saturday, 10 October 2009 by WilliH2O
Shiawassee River - State Heritage Water Trail - Michigan

N 42° 47.172 W 083° 37.565
17T E 285205 N 4740417

Start of the Top of the Shiawassee River State Heritage Water Trail in Holly, Michigan

Waymark Code: WM7CJB

The launch site for the Top of the Shiawassee River State Heritage Water Trail in Holly, Michigan. The water trail covers 7 miles of beautiful twists and turns in the Shiawassee River from Holly,MI toward Fenton, MI

Plenty of parking at WaterWorks Park at 690 Broad Street in Holly, MI.
Easy launching of kayaks and canoes into the Shiawassee River.

Gentle current most days making for a generally easy paddle
at 2.5 mph for approximately a 3 hour paddle covering
the 7 miles until the take out at Strom Park in Fenton.

Play spot for whitewater boats practice in the release from the Linden dam in Linden,Michigan

Suitable for beginners with some paddling skills to avoid the natural terrain in the river.

Length of trip : 7 miles ~ 3 hour paddle at 2.5 mph ~ easy leisurely pace

Permits required:
NONE

Type of trip:
You could paddle both ways , but it will become a 14 mile trip
I recommend a shuttle for most paddlers, stage a car at Strom Park in Fenton.

Tons of wildlife to see along the way

http://bit.ly/HeritageTrail

http://www.youtube.com/user/WilliH2O#play/uploads/15/kDGIuDsg5gg

http://shiawassee-river.blogspot.com/
Saturday, 26 September 2009 by WilliH2O
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