THE GREATER ALBION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR BUREAU
Welcome to Albion!
Comment: sometimes, you don't need to port your canoe in areas mentioned as "portage areas". It depends on the depth of the water and on your temerity also.
Kayaking and Canoeing the Kalamazoo River
Bring your own equipment.
Kayaking and canoeing on the Kalamazoo River is very pleasant and accessible by all the persons who can paddle! Discover the Kalamazoo River and the natural environment surrounding the river at an enjoyable pace on this leisurely river.
To paddle from Homer to Albion, it is about 4 hours. From Albion to Marengo, 3 hours.
Here is a map of the Kalamazoo River in Albion's area. Green points represent launch areas and red points, areas where you might have to portage.