Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Shiawassee River - State Heritage Water Trail - Michigan Waymark

Waymarking the Shiawassee River - Launch Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WaterWarlock

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

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

Location: Holly, Michigan, United States

Waymark Code: WM7CJB

Parking/put-in/launching information:
Plenty of parking at WaterWorks Park at 690 Broad Street in Holly, MI.
Easy launching of kayaks and canoes into the Shiawassee River.

Paddling conditions to be expected :
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.

Difficulty of the trip :
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

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