By using this website, you agree that you understand and accept the following Safety Statement:

The Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails website is offered as a general guide to recreation, with information provided by regions, groups and volunteers all over the state. This information is provided as a convenience to you, the reader. By providing this general information including all topics or other website links, the editors do not assume any liability for the use of this information, the skill level or abilities of the reader.

Editors of the Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails website assume the reader understands that paddlesports pose significant risk of injury or fatality. Persons reading this information are strongly advised to seek the necessary hands-on training in basic paddlecraft handling, paddlecraft trip planning, first aid and CPR as a responsible and necessary precaution for this sport.

The reader recognizes that he or she, of their own personal choice, assumes all risk of property damage, personal injury or fatality and agrees to hold Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails website and its editors harmless from any liability as a result of their interpretation of the information provided on the website.

In addition, while the editors of the Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails website have made every effort possible to ensure that the information on the website is accurate, the editors make no warranty of the accuracy or completeness of this information. Readers are encouraged to verify details with a local, knowledgeable source prior to making any travel plans.


Financial assistance for this project was provided, in part, by the Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program, Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality, under the National Coastal Zone Management Program, through a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

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By using this website you certify that you understand, accept and agree to the "Michigan Great Lakes Water Trails Safety Statement."