Heavner Moonlight Paddles

2014 Proud Lake Sunset Canoe Paddle Sponsored by Heavner Canoe/Nature
Connections.

This popular event is great for the experienced paddler as well as the novice. Come to Heavner Canoe Rental at Proud Lake and paddle either a canoe or a kayak into the setting sun. Walk into Milford for dinner or dessert before continuing to paddle back in the dark and full moon. When you return to the canoe rental, a bonfire will be awaiting you. No partner necessary, all skill levels welcome. Dress for the weather, including headlamps and water bottles. Dinner NOT included in the price.

Cost: Canoe or Kayak $30 per person includes rental (canoe or kayak), bonfire. Payed to Heavner Canoe Rental.

Bonfire only (bring your own boat) $5 per person.

For more information and to preregister call Heavner Canoe Rental at (248) 685-2379.

Please arrive at least 45 min before paddle time.

2014 Dates:

Saturday, July 12 moonrise 7:25 a.m; Full Buck Moon sunset 9:10 p.m. paddle time 8:00

Saturday, August 9: moonrise 2:09 p.m. Full Sturgeon Moon sunset 8:43 pm paddle time 7:00

Saturday, September 6 (Labor Day Weekend) moonrise 9:38 pm: Full Harvest Moon 7:59 pm paddle time 6:45 p.m.

Saturday, October 11, Full Hunter's Moon 6:58 p.m. paddle time 5:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 8 Full Beaver Moon sunset 5:19 pm paddle time 4:00 p.m.

Join or login to comment.

  • Jessica

    Hello! This will be my first moonlight canoe trip. Does anyone know approximately what time the trip ends?

    July 10

    • Jonathan S.

      Jessica, It's a great route--no rapids :) -- lots of visual treats and when not paddling with a group rich with riverside wildlife. FYI:You won't need it to see your way but if you have a headlamp or small flashlight it's good to bring along.

      July 11

    • A former member
      A former member

      Jessica, I think last time i was back right around 11, and we took our time enjoying the sights and sounds (and bars! =) of Downtown Milford.

      July 12

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all, looking forward to tonight. Great weather last night hoping for more of the same. I live in the area and will be putting in at Norton Creek. I'll be in a yellow kayak.

    July 12

  • Jonathan S.

    Barring a last minute crises of juggling multi-tasks or a powerful whack from Mother Nature I look forward to this return to the water under the moon!

    July 11

  • Jeff

    Hi all. Just letting you know that I will not be paddling with you on this paddle. I will be Paddling to the Symphony. I'm leaving my RSVP yes so that if you have any questions I will get them and answer them.

    June 29

This Meetup is community funded

$5.00/year

Member dues are used to:
  • Cover Meetup costs
  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Have a reserve fund
  • Provide supplies or equipment

90 day free trial

No credit card required

After the trial you must pay dues to continue attending Meetups.

Cancel dues at any time.

Dues are billed each year.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sometimes the best Meetup Group is the one you start

Get started Learn more
Katie

I'm surprised by the level of growth I've seen since becoming an organizer, it's given me more confidence in my abilities.

Katie, started NYC ICO

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy