Mohawk Run

The Mohawk Run, a 4 hour guided journey launching from Brant Conservation Area paddling downstream with a modest current through Carolinian forested riverbanks, home to rare osprey & blue herons and towering Canadian wild hemp crowding the shore. Paddle thru Brant’s Crossing where Chief Joseph Brant led his people here over 200 years ago.Along the route you’ll also find Alexander Graham Bell’s homestead from the 1870’s & enter the Oxbow where the Grand deepens & widens. Your guide will tell you stories of the rivers history while pointing out the rare Carolinian flora & fauna. Along with the Natural there’s abundant Settlement & Aboriginl history. Paddle thru Brant’s Crossing named for famous Mohawk War Chief Joseph Brant who led the Iroquois across the Grand River after the American Revolution. Hear the legend of the War of 1812 Battle fought at the Grand River. Land at an old abandoned river launch by the ruins of an ol mill from the mid 1800’s.

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* Suitable for intermediate paddler. Includes an experienced guide and all paddling equipment. Trip is available all season, April to November.

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