UPDATE: This event has now been cancelled because of potential inclement weather.
HOUGHTON, Mich. (WJMN) – The Portage Lake District Library, Keweenaw Land Trust and Michigan Tech’s Outdoor Adventure Program is hosting a community paddle. Originally scheduled for Thursday, June 17, the event has been pushed back a week due to potential weather issues. It will now be held on Thursday June 24.
The event starts at 3:30 launching from the East Houghton Waterfront Park with a youth paddle (ages 12 – 17). After the youth paddle an adult-only paddle will depart at 5:30 P.M. Participants must register on the library’s website and minors must have a parent present to sign a liability waiver.
Paddlers can bring their own boat or use a provided boat with instruction. A rain date is set for Thursday, July 24 in the event of inclement weather.