The mighty Huron is a river AND a trail!

Named the 18th National Water Trail, the Huron River Water Trail is a 104-mile inland paddling trail in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula which flows through the Ann Arbor area communities of Dexter, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. From the rapids in Dexter, through the Argo Cascades in Ann Arbor, to the scenic Riverside Park in Ypsilanti, a wealth of different paddling experiences await you, including fly fishing, kayaking, canoeing and more. 

Trail Highlights

  • Mill Creek Park - featuring a pedestrian bridge, wetland habitat, and lovely views of the small city of Dexter.
  • Argo Canoe Livery - offering canoe and kayak rentals, nature trails, a picnic area and more.
  • Gallup Park - featuring trails, a picnic area, a concession stand, boat rentals and fishing.
  • Riverside Park - one of the most picturesque places in historic Ypsilanti! This is the location of many festivals and events, plus features trails, restrooms, picnic areas and more.
  • Dexter Trail Town - a guide to Dexter's attractions via the Huron River Water Trail. Learn more about the attractions, shops, events, parks and history of the Huron River Water Trail. 
  • Ann Arbor Trail Town - a guide to Ann Arbor for paddlers, highlighting attractions, shops, history and more. 
  • Ypsilanti Trail Town - discover historic Ypsilanti via the Huron River Water Trail. Find out more about parks, history and events in the area. 

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