Paddling and Floating

Paddling & Floating

Newaygo County is home to 356 river miles and 256 inland lakes making it and ideal destination for your paddling or floating adventure. Water sports are a central part of our local culture, and we are excited to share our waterways with you!

River Paddling Tour

Find just the right location to launch your watercraft and float the day away on a scenic river cruise.

Stories from the Water

Superb Fishing in Newaygo County

Superb Fishing in Newaygo County

Newaygo County teems with an abundance of water for the experienced or casual fisherman.  Thousands of acres of dam-supported backwaters, large and small beautiful lakes, and even hidden ponds provide plenty of opportunity for anglers to enjoy still-water fishing.  ...

Sub 32 Degrees

Sub 32 Degrees

One might imagine that in an area where the pursuit of outdoor activities consumes its citizenry throughout spring, summer and fall, folks might pull back in a bit in winter. A little hibernation might be I order once the snow rolls in and the waters turn to ice....

Take to the Water

Newaygo is the perfect hub to begin your paddling adventure. Whether you are planning an overnight stay or a week long stay, we have the just the right spot for you to relax and recharge. What are you waiting for?