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Michigan whitewater, Huron River

Washtenaw county, Delhi Mills section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     2.4 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The scenic beauty of Washtenaw County and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The put-in is not too far from Ann Arbor, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Getting some good
    exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. And of course, there are campgrounds
nearby. No shortage of good hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a pretty small number of paddling spots. The Delhi Mills section of Huron River in Michigan is 2.4 miles long and is a class I-II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
Very lovely scenery and good
 
skiing is what you get at Mount Brighton; at Huron River you always meet someone from Ann Arbor. Everybody loves Brighton Recreation Area; Pinckney State Recreation Area is a magnificent place to go. At this river you will never have a bad time. The annual precipitation here at Huron River is about average. September is the wettest month with most rain while February is ordinarily the driest month. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 80's to Huron River. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's, and night lows in the 10's for Huron River.

Huron River, Delhi Mills road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Huron River.
 Whitewater Near Huron River:
Huron River, Washtenaw County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II - 2.4 miles long (Delhi Mills)
 Ski Areas Near Huron River:
Mount Brighton, Michigan , 11 miles away, 250 foot drop, 18 lifts, 26 runs
Mount Holly, Michigan , 31 miles away, 350 foot drop, 13 lifts, 17 runs
Pine Knob, Michigan , 37 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 14 runs
Apple Mountain, Michigan , 62 miles away, 220 foot drop, 6 lifts, 12 runs
 Marinas Near Huron River:
Zukey Lake Marina, Lakeland , 7 miles away
Woodland Marina, Brighton , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Huron River:
Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor , 2 miles away
Wyndham Garden Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ANN ARBOR WEST, Ann Arbor , 3 miles away
Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown, Ann Arbor , 5 miles away
Campus Inn Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Huron River:
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Saline, 6 miles away
Brighton State Recreation Area - Murray Lake, Brighton, 9 miles away
Brighton State Recreation Area - Bishop Lake, Hamburg, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Huron River:
Brighton Recreation Area, Michigan , 10 miles away
Pinckney State Recreation Area, Michigan , 15 miles away
Maybury State Park, Michigan , 20 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Huron River:
Barton Hills Country Club, Ann Arbor , 3 miles away
Andrew Sapp Golf, Dexter , 4 miles away
Zeeb Golf Driving Range, Ann Arbor , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Huron River
Whitmore Lake, Washtenaw , 6 miles away
Dibrova Lake, Livingston , 9 miles away
Portage Lake, Livingston , 9 miles away

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