Paddlesports


For maps and trail visitor resources, click here to visit the Huron River Water Trail website.

Discover the Huron River Water Trail with an interactive map!

Think you can hit 10 lakes in a day? Check out this video from MI Playground!




Brighton Recreation Area

Brighton provides 4,947 acres of recreation for park visitors, with a number of attractive lakes. Bishop Lake offers Stand Up Paddle board rental.


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Huron Meadows Metropark

Huron Meadows Metropark is a park in the Huron-Clinton system of metro parks. The park covers 1,576 acres along the Huron River.


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Island Lake Recreation Area

A 4,000-acre park that offers an “up north” experience without leaving southeast Michigan.


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Kensington Metropark

Explore beautiful Kent Lake and the surrounding islands and tributaries. Paddle along the Huron River to see wildlife and waterfowl.


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Pinckney Recreation Area

A wide variety of activities in its three major areas: Silver Lake Day Use area, Bruin Lake Modern Campground and the Halfmoon Day Use facility.


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Screams Souvenirs from Hell & Helloween

Canoe & kayak the chain of lakes in the Pinckney Recreation Area. Trip begins at Bruin Lake then goes through Watson, Halfmoon, and Hi-Land back to Hell. Takes approximately 2 hours. For the more adventurous; Round, Patterson, Woodburn, and Blind Lakes are all connected.


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Waldenwoods Resort & Conference Center

Dive into Waldenwood’s spring-fed natural lake! With amenities here like paddle-boards, kayak rentals, jacuzzi, sauna and an Olympic sized pool, you’ll definitely leave flooded with amazing summer memories.


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Photo of the sandy shoreline at Taylor's Beach Campground

Taylor's Beach Campground

Paddle-board, kayak, pedal boats and fishing boats available to rent!
Young kids can enjoy a frog and turtle pond and a sandy beach with a swimming area.


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