Summer has finally arrived in Mt. Pleasant and with hot weather comes the need to find a place to cool off. Many locals as well as tourists confide in the cooling and exhilarating relaxation of the Chippewa River. 
The Chippewa River offers many activities including canoeing, tubing and fishing. Whether you are looking for a great time with friends or a quiet afternoon, the Chippewa Riveris one of the top destinations in Mt. Pleasant, MI.
As one of the most popular activities to do on the Chippewa River, tubing is something for everyone. The river flows at very low speeds with little to no rapids making it fun for all ages. Many college students, families, and tourists tube down the river through the Mt. Pleasant parks system which takes you from wooded areas, to neighborhoods, to public parks. Tubing down the Chippewa River is truly a Mt. Pleasant tradition. 
For tubing rental information you can visit or
Kayaking & Canoeing


For those looking for more of an adventure on the Chippewa River, kayak and canoe rentals are available for exploring parts of the Chippewa Riverlike never before. Canoeing and kayaking groups range from two people to large parties. For summertime in Mt. Pleasantthis is a great hobby to have.
For kayak or canoe rentals you can go to www.buckleyscanoe.comor
Fishing & Swimming




The Chippewa River has many great locations for fishing as well as easy access locations for swimming. Parks, such as Nelson Park, provide great areas for the little ones to walk in the water. Other parks, such as Mill Pond Park, have beautiful bridges to cast off from for fishing. Deerfield Nature Parkalso provides sandy areas along the river for swimming and sun bathing.