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The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly is dedicated to the preservation, protection, restoration, and sustainable use of the Muskegon River, the land it drains, and the life it supports, through educational, scientific and conservation initiatives.

Click here to watch a video Ferris students completed in fall 2012.

Voyage of Discovery 2011


Voyage of Discovery

The MRWA sponsored a canoe/kayak trip down the entire length of the Muskegon River on June 8 through 18, 2011. Our core group of paddlers invited the public to join them on a day's trip or a segment of the trip. Our group departed around 8:30 a.m. each day. The schedule:

June 8 - began at the lake level control structure of Houghton Lake. Kickoff event was held at Reedsburg Dam at noon. First night spent at Ben D. Jeffs Park.

June 9 - Ben D. Jeffs Park to Lowe Bridge

June 10 - Lowe Bridge (Dolph Rd.) to Leota

June 11 - Leota to Old Log Resort

June 12 - Old Log Resort to Evart

June 13 - Evart (Riverside Park) to Big Rapids

June 14 - Big Rapids (Northend Park) to Brower's Park

Voyage of Discovery

June 15 - Brower's Park to Croton Dam

June 16 - Croton Dam to Newaygo

June 17 - Newaygo (Henning Park) to Maple Island

June 18 - Maple Island (road access) to Fisherman's Landing on Muskegon Lake - Celebration at 2:00 p.m.



VOD Sponsors:

Penny Jane Domestic Arts
Ashland Auto Parts
Houghton Lake Lake Association
The Center for Spirituality, Action, and Transformation
VFW Post 4249
Fantasy Island Resort
Friends of the Muskegon River