Let explore the rivers in Southwest Michigan. They include Galien River, St. Joseph River, Paw Paw River, Black River, and Kalamazoo River. We can also paddle along the shores of Lake Michigan. We will also plan overnight trips to other rivers a little farther away.
This is an easy beginner run. We will start at the boat launch 485 Graham Avenue, Benton Harbor,MI. This is near Renaissance Athletic Club and Harbor Shore Golf Club House.
We will Paddle up stream between harbor shores golf course and beyond. Out about 1-1/2 hr turn and float/paddle back to Graham Ave. ( approx 3-4 miles total 2-3 hr out and back. )Very pretty easy paddle.
Please wear a PDF on the water, bring kayak or canoe, hat, sunblock and water. Graham Ave charges for parking 5.00 for 3 hr or 10.00 all day card only kiosk. Third Coast does have kayaks for rent at this location. Be ready to be on the water by 12.