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MCYC Urban Stream Adventure


This spring time urban stream adventure will travel down the Mill Creek from Reading to Carthage. The MCYC veterans will prepare paddlers for departure (put-in) at the Mike Haffey Ballfields in Reading (45215), near Koenig Park.

Paddlers will enjoy scenic views and blossoms along the creek to the take-0ut at Caldwell Playground, 316 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati (45216). Total distance of travel is approximately 4½ miles and will take roughly 3¾ hours.

Challenges on this section of the stream include:

  • jagged and sharp objects in stream

  • required portaging of your canoe or kayak

  • low-head dams that can be hard to navigate

  • slow current and shallow waters during dry spells

  • strainers – overhanging branches where water current and depth are navigable

  • rocky riffles that are difficult to paddle or portage

Opportunities in this section include: stream life (plants and animals), view of recent restoration projects, and so much more.

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** MCYC Urban Stream Adventures are partially sponsored by REI.