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Paddle Antrim Current News

Stand Up For Great Lakes to Paddle The Chain of Lakes Water Trail to Benefit Paddle Antrim

We are excited to announce that Stand Up For Great Lakes will be traveling the entire Chain of Lakes Water Trail, from Six-Mile Lake to the Elk Rapids Dam, to raise money and awareness for the Chain of Lakes Water Trail and Paddle Antrim. Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy will represent Stand Up For Great Lakes, traveling 60 miles on paddle boards through the Chain of Lakes, which… Read More »

Elk Rapids Rotary Park Public Input Session

We are excited to announce that we, along with the Village of Elk Rapids, are looking for public input on a preliminary design of improvements for Elk Rapids Rotary Park. We announced this project back in 2019 and are very excited to be moving forward to the community input phase.  In 2017, the Village of Elk Rapids completed a Recreation Survey and a universal kayak launch was an identified improvement… Read More »

2020 Paddle Antrim Festival Cancelled

Dear Friends, For the last five years we have welcomed paddlers to northern Michigan to experience our pristine waterways during the Paddle Antrim Festival. It is with a heavy heart that I announce the difficult decision to cancel the beloved festival for 2020. This year has not turned out as any of us have expected and to hear of another cancellation is likely not the news you were looking for… Read More »

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