|Email Page||Printer Friendly Version||Submit a Report|
We put in at the Aumiller Park in Bucyrus. A road there goes across the river at low tide and is an excellent place to put in. The crossing is closed to traffic at the water levels you need to kayak this section of the Sandusky so you don't need to worry about holding up traffic. Approach the river from the east, the parking is within 100' of the river on that side. Take out was river right at CR 1.
At this point the river is maybe 20-30' wide and meanders through woodlands and tree lined farm fields. Except for bridges and occasional trash along the river there is very little sign of civilization. You can expect to see deer, geese, ducks, king fishers, soft shell turtles and the occasional eagle. The river twists and turns a lot and has lots of small rapids to shoot through with the occasional straight stretch. Don't expect to see anything above Class 1 rapids. At higher water levels this can keep you on your toes avoiding overhanging tree limbs.
There were only two places where we had to thread a needle going over downed tree limbs. Other than that it's clear sailing, although that can change at any time because of the narrowness of the river. It goes anywhere from 20' to maybe 100' wide.
YakCatcher Rod Holder
Wabakimi Canoe Pack
Kayak Carrier Kits