Kayaking and Paddling In Michigan

Built by paddlers for paddlers, to help everyone spend more time on the water exploring nature.

Michigan’s Community Driven Resource  For All Things  Canoe, Kayak and Paddling Related

"If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water." -- Loren Eiseley

Access Point Map

Find a launch point near you.

Add a river or lake launch point to help others.

Kayak|Canoe Buyers Guide

Research canoes and Kayaks.  Read reviews from community members. 

Research Gear and Accessories 

Paddling Guides For Rivers and Lakes

Find detailed paddling information on various rivers and lakes in Michigan. 

Start here when planning your next trip. 

Here's to the fanatic, the passionate and the enthusiast. To those who commune with nature on a regular basis. The ones who know that time on the water is not an escape from life, but a return to it. Individuals who are in their element and at home on the water. Those that find pure enjoyment in nature, are inspired by it's secret joys and empowered by it's silent beauty. The crazy ones who believe that in this increasingly connected world, the richness of life is found in adventure and in the rejuvenating flow of water around you... We're glad your here!

SHARE YOUR LOVE OF PADDLING - HELP OTHERS FIND NEW ADVENTURES

CAN YOU help others access a favorite river you like to float?  DO YOU know of good rivers for multi-day camping trips with kids?  COULD YOU write a tutorial on techniques for bass fishing from a kayak?

If so, WILL YOU please share your knowledge with our community!  We want articles and posts on this site to come from other like-minded community members who want to share their passion for paddling with the community to help everyone find exciting new adventures.

Share An Adventure

From a simple recent river reports to full blown trip guides… big or small, we’d love to hear your story.  Use the form at the link below to submit your story and images.  Reports, specific river guides, tips, how to’s, scenic destinations or anything paddling\ fishing related is welcomed.  Share your story!

Share Your Story

Share A Kayak Review

Real, honest reviews wanted!  Let the community know your true opinion of your kayak.  How do you rate it’s stability, speed, durability?  We’ll be doing some of our own in house testing for comparisons, but we want to know what our community thinks of their kayak\canoe\SUP.

Share A Review

Add A Launch Point

Finding new places to paddle isn’t always easy.  Local access points can sometimes be hidden in plain sight, right under our noses.  Help other members of the community find a place to paddle whether they are on vacation or just looking for a new local launch point.

Add a Launch Point

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