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Join a Free Canoe Trip this Fall with Wilderness Inquiry

Wilderness Inquiry, a group that offers guided canoeing adventures in large 8-10 person canoes (canoemobile), will be hosting the following events.  All are free and open to the public, including people of all abilities and skill levels:

  • Saturday, September 29: Chicago Community Paddle, 10am-2pm at Ping Tom Park, 300 W. 19th St. Chicago, IL 60616
  • Saturday, September 29: 2nd Annual Michigan City Creekness Stakes, 10am-3pm at Sprague Point Marina, 200 E. Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
  • Saturday, October 6: Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, 11am-7pm at Jerry Pavese Park, 500 S Lake Park, Hobart, IN 46342
  • Saturday, October 20: Wolf Lake Fall Fest, 10am-2pm at William W. Powers Recreation Area, 12949 S Avenue O, Chicago, IL 60633
  • Satruday, October 20: Calumet Heritage Conference and Community Paddle, 2:30-4:30pm, 2324 Calumet Ave, Hammond, IN 46320

These events are all free and open to the public, and beginners and families are encouraged to attend! You don’t need to register for these events, you can just show up.

Here is a link to the Wilderness Inquiry website canoemobile program:

https://www.wildernessinquiry.org/programs/canoemobile-2/

For more information, please contact paddle@openlands.org