Join the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association
for our 10 th Annual Trail Creek Fun Float!
This is the event that launched the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association! In celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial, the Trail Creek Fun Float has been selected as LaPorte County's final stop for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. Northwest Indiana Paddling Association President Dan Plath will be paddling with his son, Eric, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch down Trail Creek on the final leg of the Fun Float from the Trail Creek Marina to Washington Park. Paddlers are encouraged to join in the celebration of Indiana's 200th birthday by accompanying the torch down Trail Creek. At 6:00 PM, paddlers are invited to the after party at Michigan City's beautiful North Pointe Pavilion at Washington Park.
Washington Park Boat Ramp, Michigan City, IN
(All times Central)
* Registration @ 2:00 -
* Paddling Starts @ 3:00 -
* Route: Up Trail Creek to Friendship Gardens and Back
* Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Hand Off @ 5:30 PM
* Indiana Bicentennial Celebration After Party -
FREE commemorative Trail Creek Fun Float Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay T-
FREE registration (your $5–10 suggested donation is appreciated to help offset NWIPA expenses )!
FREE Food and Drinks at the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay A fter Party -
No boat? No problem! A limited number of boats are available . To reserve a canoe or kayak, please click on the following link: Trail Creek Fun Float Canoe / Kayak Reservation Form
More about the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay stop as part of the Trail Creek Fun Float:
Information on the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay:
Trail Creek Fun Float
Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay
SAVE THE DATE ~ SATURDAY OCTOBER 8th.
Event Partners include the Trail Creek Watershed Partnership , Michigan City Parks
and Recreation, LaPorte Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau, Blue Chip Casino, Indiana
Bicentennial Torch Relay, NIPSCO, and Shirley Heinze Land Trust.
Contact Dan Plath: