Ride the Rouge River this summer when hosts their annual Rouge Cruise.
The event takes place Tuesday, Aug. 7, and includes dinner and a guided tour aboard the the Diamond Belle boat of the Diamond Jack River Tours.
A narrated tour of the lower section of the Rouge River will be conducted by Dr. John Hartig of the Detroit International Wildlife Refuge and author of the book Burning Rivers.
Departure is at 6 p.m., with an estimated 9 p.m. return. Cuise participants should arrive at Stroh River Place dock before 5:45 p.m. to board. Fenced parking will be available for $4 per car, and the event will take place rain or shine.
Registration is open, but early sign-up is encouraged, as the boat fills up fast!
Non-refundable admissions for the tour are:
- $45.00 for members of Friends of the Rouge
- $50.00 for nonmembers
- $75.00 for membership and a ticket
Those interested can mail their check or bring cash to the FOTR offices at 4901 Evergreen Road, 220 ASC, Dearborn 48128.