Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 101

Date:  August 24, 2019  
Time:  01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, 851 County Road AKE, Champion, MI 49814

Contact: Matena Coron 906-339-4461

Kayaking on Lake Michigamme

Join our staff to learn about different types of kayaks as well as safety and beginner techniques while kayaking. After reviewing basics on the beach, we will go for a paddle on Lake Michigamme.  You can call the park to register beginning Aug. 6, 2019; equipment is available to the first 12 registrants. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The event is weather permitting.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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