Water Activities

Water Trails

Detroit Heritage River Water Trail 

Water trail from the City of Detroit to the south thru Downriver to Lake Erie Metropark  This water trail meanders through the rich natural and cultural resources of the Detroit, Rouge, Huron and River Raisin and offers many opportunities for kayaking.  Experience from the water our region’s natural beauty  and amazing variety of wildlife ~ the marshes, coastal wetlands, islands, fish, ducks, herons, eagles and more!

Huron River Water Trail RiverUp! 

The Huron River Water Trail is a 104 mile inland paddling trail connection people to the river’s natural environment, its history and the communities it touches.

Lower Huron – Pte. Mouillee – Swan Creek

Upper River Raisin

Central River Raisin

Brest Bay – Lower Raisin – Bolles Harbor

Otter Creek – Toledo Beach – Luna Pier

Erie – North Maumee Bay 

Lower Rouge River Industrial Route

Dearborn Paddle – In and around Ford Field

Wayne Lower Rouge Parkway

Newburgh Lake 

Boat Launches & Ramps

Erie Metro Park Boat Ramp
32481 Jefferson Avenue
Rockwood, Michigan 48173
(734) 379-5020

Elizabeth Park Ramp
202 Grosse Ile Parkway
Trenton, Michigan 48183
(734) 675-8051

Harrison Ave (Rotary) Ramp
Harrison Avenue
Trenton, Michigan

Wyandotte Ramp
711 Jefferson Ave (Biddle)
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
(734) 284-6774

Ecorse Ramp
4633 W. Jefferson Avenue
Ecorse, MI 48229
(313) 285-0318

Belanger Park Ramp
Belanger Park Rd (East of Jefferson)
River Rouge, Michigan

Delray Ramp
Jefferson & Ft Wayne
Detroit, Michigan

St. Jean (Reids) Ramp
St. Jean Street
Detroit, Michigan

Fishing Spots

Dingell Park
W Jefferson Ave
Ecorse, MI 48229

Elizabeth Park
4250 Elizabeth Dr.
Trenton, MI 48183

Huroc Park
28700 Arsenal Rd.
Flat Rock, MI 48134

Bishop Park
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Some information provided by:

Riverside Kayak Connection 
Anita M. Twardesky
Community Outreach

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