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Sat. Oct. 7, 2017 Canoe the Lower Branch
This one and a half to two hour trip begins at 3600 Commerce Court in Wayne and travels through the wooded Lower Rouge Parkway, ending at Goudy Park in Wayne.
This one and a half to two hour trip begins at the Melvindale Boat Launch, travels past the Ford Rouge complex, under historic suspension bridges, past Zug Island and the take out is on the Detroit River at Belanger Park in River Rouge.