Huron Blueways Water Trail

The Huron Blueways Water Trail is currently under development by NEMCOG and will include Lake Huron shoreline from Mackinaw City to Alcona County. You can help develop this trail by paddling sections of it and taking notes about launch sites, shore facilities, obstructions, natural features and any other information useful or interesting to paddlers, including distances and GPS coordinates.

The EastCoast Paddlers are supporting this effort by making available the general area map and detailed section maps provided by the NEMCOG project group, and a Paddle Inventory Sheet for recording information to send to the project organizers.

New to Kayaking?

Don't know how to get started? Which boat to buy? How to learn without embarrassment? What if it tips over? Do I have to roll the kayak?

We were all beginners once and we'd be happy to help you with the basics. Before you even buy a boat, why not stop in at our monthly meeting (see the Paddlers Calendar) for some friendly advice from experienced paddlers. Whether you're interested in calm afternoons on one of Michigan's beautiful lakes and rivers or two weeks in the wilderness, we can help - we've been there.

To ask any questions or to contact the group for any reason, please send an e-mail to