Canoeing & Kayaking


Why is the Shiawassee River  #7 on the list of Top 11 Places to Paddle in Michigan?

Come see for yourself! 

The Shiawassee River is an excellent place for both amateur and advanced paddlers to kayak and canoe any time of year.


Paddler Resources


Shiawassee County Paddlers Trip Map (click the below brochure to download and print).



Shiawassee River Water Trail (printable trip maps all along the water trail)

Terrain 360 - River view (similar to google street view) of the Shiawassee

Google Map of Shiawassee River Water Trail

Shiawassee County Paddlers Guide - Updated in 2017

Shiawassee County Paddlers Trip Sections

Explore the upper watershed with our partner organizations, the Keepers of the Shiawassee River and Headwater Trails, Inc.

 Shiawassee River Videos

Come Paddle with Us - from the communities of Holly, Fenton and Linden 

 Shiawassee River Water Levels

USGS Hydrograph for the Shiawassee River in Owosso 

Canoe/Kayak Outfitters

Cheff's Canoe Rental

Summit Sports