Tag Archives: Grand River

On to Dimondale: the quest continues

Riverbend Nature Area to Dimondale August 18, 2017 Tom Writes . . .  You guys may or may not know that we do our canoe trips backward, in a certain sense. We always need to leave a vehicle at our … Continue reading

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McArthur Park in Eaton Rapids: Why We Care

Tom Writes . . .  August 1, 2017 Gale Road Landing to MacArthur Park Do you remember that “MacArthur Park,” is my brother Joe’s favorite song? Do you remember that he sings it at the top of his lungs often, … Continue reading

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The Grand River, Jackson County

The Grand in Jackson County (a prose poem in progress) Continue reading

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New Camera Portends Fun on the Grand

Joe Writes . . .  I bought a GoPro Session Hero 5 and attached it to the front of the canoe on a recent paddle near Eaton Rapids. While I am only beginning to scratch the surface on how the … Continue reading

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Bunker Road to Riverbend Natural Area

Tom Writes (Joe adds photos and editorial notes) . . .  Monday, July 3, 2017 (Started north of Eaton Rapids, pulled out south of Lansing) The theme for today’s paddle was Human Beings. We saw dozens of people paddling canoes … Continue reading

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Things That Fly Over the Grand

Tom writes . . .  Middle Grand River – Eaton Rapids to Bunker Road – June 12, 2017 Things that fly over the Grand River – Not necessarily Joe and I… This seems to be the beginning of Dragonfly Season. … Continue reading

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Heading Out Again in the Morning

We are FINALLY getting out on the river tomorrow, God willing and the creek don’t rise. Literally. It’s been raining hard for the past hour and rain is predicted for tomorrow, so there’s always the possibility tomorrow’s paddle will be … Continue reading

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