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Long Lake Michigan

Five great boating memories

With the summer in full swing and the 4th of July weekend already upon us, now is the perfect time to create boating memories. Boating is a great way to spend time with family or by yourself surrounded by nature. Although I am more of a canoe/kayak guy, I have had some wonderful times in my past […]

North Branch of the Chicago River

Chicago River GoPro time lapse videos

This is the year I really discovered the Chicago River. I have canoed stretches south and north of the city and done architectural tours downtown, but I had never paddled the best sections. For people who love the outdoors and canoeing, the North Branch of the Chicago River is the most outstanding section. This post […]

Chicago River canoe rescue

Chicago River canoe rescue training

The guides for the Friends of the Chicago River gathered at Skokie Lagoons yesterday in order to tune up their Chicago River canoe rescue skills. In order to efficiently help our customers in case they should tip their canoe on a trip, it is essential we learn and practice these emergency skills. Chicago River canoe […]