Local photographers Gigi Muir and Kay Wuske embarked on their own Canalway trek in 2010, spending 300+ days taking more than 80,000 photos along the 81+ mile Towpath Trail. We asked for their suggestions on photo ops to watch for in the coming months - enjoy!
Summer Along the Towpath Trail — A quick guide to highlights and natural photo ops you might want to get out and photograph along the Towpath Trail.
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Visitor Note - This is a test Sampler for an out-of-state partner and cannot be followed in our region. Begin your journey at Riverside Park with a walking tour of the Michigan Firehouse Museum and Ypsilaniti Automotive Heritage Museuem located within minutes of the Huron River. Riverside Park near River Mile 40 (a short walk to Downtown and Depot Town). This park hosts ample parking, restrooms and launch. The Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum www.ypsilantiautoheritage.org 100 E. C... More »
A Towpath was a Towing Path Bicyclists and walkers on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail today follow the same path that in the 1800s was used by mules and mule-drivers to pull canal boats—with some exceptions. Canal Fever , KSU Press, 2009 More »