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Paddling on the Rouge in the Fall with beautiful fall color leaves

Paddling Videos

For five consecutive Tuesday evenings from August 11, 2020 through September 8, 2020, we explored a unique stretch of the Rouge as filmed by Monitoring Manager, Sally Petrella, and her husband, Paul Stark, from their kayak. Friends of the Rouge staff and board members provided live narration, stories, and answered questions. Each evening featured exclusive interviews and photos from the archives.

The UnCruise 2020 Trips

Trip 1: August 11, 2020

Trip 2: August 18, 2020

Trip 3: August 25, 2020

Trip 4: September 1, 2020

Trip 5: September 8, 2020

Paddling the Rouge

Virtual Tour with 360 Terrain

Experience the Industrial Rouge beginning in Dearborn, and traverse 8 miles of water trail along the Rouge River, through Melvindale, Detroit, and River Rouge. This route provides paddlers with a unique look at the region’s automotive heritage.

Here is one “trip” along the Lower Rouge River Water Trail.

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