WMCKA Paddle Heads East – Detroit River Weekend (Car Camping)

Join us for a paddle weekend. We will join the Detroit River Paddlers to explore the waters on their side of the Mitten.

We require a PFD to be worn while on the water.  If you are not willing to wear a PFD, you will not be able to join us. We also enjoy our adult beverages after the paddle is complete.  

Participants should have a boat with 2 bulkheads or floatation, have a skirt for their kayak, and be able to do an assisted rescue (performed recently).  This event is open to the general public provided they have the necessary equipment and skills.  Kelly Rose will lead this paddle.

Tentative schedule depending on conditions:

6/29/2024 Saturday - paddle from Ecorse Boat Launch, heading upstream to see Gordie Howe and Ambassador Bridges. Then we'll return for an optional Food truck rally and Jazz on the River at Dingell Park from 3-8.

Car camp at a Lower Huron Metro Park (Walnut Grove Campground) for the evening. I am in campsite 13.  You can make reservations by going HERE.  You will be responsible for your camping reservations.

6/30/2024 Sunday - morning paddle from Erie Metropark to the Detroit Light.


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  • WMCKA Paddle Heads East - Car Camping
     June 29, 2024 - June 30, 2024
     8:00 am - 2:00 pm