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  • Muskegon River Voyage

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    Name: Muskegon River Voyage
    Date: August 9, 2019 - August 12, 2019
    Event Description:
    A small crew representing BRARS is paddling the Muskegon River in early August. BRARS invites individuals, groups, and communities to join in paddling for a few hours or for a day! Follow the Voyage on Facebook @MuskegonRiverVoyage for the most updated information during the voyage. Individuals joining in on the voyage participate at their own risk and are responsible for their own boats, transportation, food, and safety gear. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

    The schedule*:
    Day 1: Friday, Aug. 9th. 8:00am start | Crawford Park (M-66) north of Evart – Blodgett Landing Village Park (Hersey, MI) 21+ miles, est. 5-6 hrs @ paddling approx. 4 mph

    Day 2: Saturday, Aug. 10th. 8:00am start| Blodgett Landing (Hersey, MI) – River Bend Bluffs (south of Big Rapids, MI) 24+ miles, est. 7-8 hrs @ paddling approx. 3-4 mph

    Day 3: Sunday, Aug. 11th. 9:00am start | Croton Dam Tailwater Park Boat Launch – Anderson Flats DNR Landing 17+ miles, est. 4-6 hrs @ paddling approx. 3-4 mph

    Day 4: Monday, Aug 12th. 9:00am start | Anderson Flats DNR Landing – Maple Island DNR Landing 17+ mile, est. 5-6 hrs @ paddling approx. 3 mph

    *Subject to change if poor weather is expected or mishaps happen. The start times and locations will remain the same in the case of days being cancelled. 
    Crawford Park (M-66)
    North of Evart, MI
    Date/Time Information:
    Voyage starts on August 9th @ 8 a.m.
    Contact Information:
    Follow the mighty Muskegon River Voyage on Instagram and Facebook @MuskegonRiverVoyage. #MightyMuskegon and #MRVoyage19. Email us at muskegonrivervoyage@gmail.com.
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  • Places to Stay

    Country Inn & Suites

    15344 Waldron Way
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center

    1005 Perry Street
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Hampton Inn & Suites

    15320 Waldron Way 
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Quality Inn & Suites

    1705 S. State St.
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Super 8 Motel

    845 Water Tower Rd.
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    The Hideaway

    11969 Tullymore Dr.
    Stanwood, MI 49346

    The Inn at St. Ives

    9940 St. Ives Dr.
    Stanwood, MI 49346

    Morley Motel 

    2097 Northland Dr.
    Morley, MI 49336
    (231) 856-7820