Kayaking the Steel Mills Black River Lorain June 2019

Industry and nature collide on this hike and paddle through the steel mills of Lorain, OH. Adventurers start with with a short hike through land which was once the dumping ground for steel-making by-products. Nature is re-vegetating these lands into a new ecosystem of slag barrens. Then adventurers climb into kayaks and paddle the Black River alongside steel mill facilities with it’s many restoration projects, fish shelves, rookery and a frequent bald eagle siting. Lunch follows.