Flint and Genesee County offers many places to get out on the water. From all-sports lakes to rivers, the options to enjoy the water in Flint & Genesee are endless.

Kayaking and canoeing is a great way to explore Flint & Genesee rivers and lakes.

The Flint River is accessible from a variety of locations in the middle of Genesee County such as Flushing, Davison and Flint. In Flint, individuals and groups can rent kayaks and canoes from Kayak Flint located by Tenacity Brewing in downtown.

The Shiawassee River runs through the southern part of the county and is accessible in Fenton and Linden. In downtown Linden, E Z Kayak and Canoe Rental offers equipment and pick up for those who want to explore the river.

Paddleboarding is another fun water activity. At Lake Callis in Davison, paddleboards can be rented for use on the man-made lake.

Fishing is a popular pastime that takes place on Flint & Genesee rivers. There are many places to fish in Flint & Genesee including Thread Lake Park and Richfield County Park. The Genesee County Parks website has a full list for those interested in catching a fish or multiple fish if you’re lucky.

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