Fishlake Rd Paddling Launch Project

Fishlake Rd Paddling Launch Project

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Fund has given Headwaters Trails and the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC) a grant of $50,000.00 to be used for the construction of a canoe launch at Fish Lake Road on property already owned by Headwaters Trails Inc. Headwaters Trails has additionally raised $80,000.00 to complete this project, through grants of $10,000 from Saginaw Bay WIN, $17,000 from Holly Township and the rest from individual donors. See the article about the launch in the Tri-County Times.

Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail

Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail

The Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail is now designated a National Water Trail by the National Park Service. It is one of five National Water Trails in the State of Michigan.

This designation recognizes the efforts of those involved in creating a water trail and maintaining it as a recreational asset to the communities along the trail. The trail is now listed in theĀ National Recreation Trail database. The trail is 88 miles long and stretches from the Village of Holly to the Village of Chesaning. It runs through Oakland, Genesee, Shiawassee and Saginaw counties.