Explore the Rouge, Lower Branch by Canoe or Kayak, $10-35

Followed by Rouge-a-Palooza at Wayne Rd in Goudy Park

Grab a partner and set off on a fun paddle through the Lower Branch of the Rouge River with Heavner Canoe Rental. The paddle ends at Rouge-a-Palooza: a festival celebrating the river!

Meet behind 3759 Commerce Court, off of Michigan Avenue, east of Hix Rd, in Wayne.

$10/boat for shuttle if you bring your own; rent canoe+shuttle for $35/canoe (2 people per canoe), call 248-798-7434.

The Rouge River watershed drains 466 square miles in southeast Michigan through 48 communities. Many people are unaware of its many parks and natural areas just waiting to be explored. Join us once a month to get to know a unique part of the watershed.

Explore the Rouge activities are free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and encouraged.

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