Celebration of the East Branch of Little Calumet River

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Date(s) - 06/20/2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Keith Richard Walner Nature Preserve


Join the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association in partnership with Save the Dunes, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, and the National Park Service for the Celebration of the East Branch of the Little Calumet River

Please come enjoy this hidden gem of a waterway in our own backyards.

Registration: 11:00 am
Paddling beginning @ within the hour
Last launch @ 12:30PM

Paddlers will begin their tour at the Shirley Heinxe Land Trust Keith Richard Walner Nature Preserve and float back to the Howe launch, accompanied by representatives of project partners. The distance between Walner and Howe Road is approximately three miles and will take one and a half hours to complete. Paddlers will pass several ongoing habitat restoration projects en route, including Indiana Dunes National Park, and Shirley Heinze Land Trust sites. A shuttle will operate between the two locations.