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
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.