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Friends of the Mahoning River Applaud City of Warren for Installing Danger Dam Buoys on the River

The City of Warren has installed four “Danger Dam” buoys on the Mahoning River to warn kayakers of dangerous water conditions ahead. The Friends of the Mahoning River helped this project become a reality by informing the city of Warren about the Navigation Aid Grants program issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Friends Group Anticipates New Girard Launch Site this September

A few years ago, the Friends of the Mahoning River approached the city of Girard with an original idea: to build a boat launch along the Mahoning River that would enable kayakers and paddlers to row from Girard all the way to Pennsylvania. The Friends Group has advocated for increased recreation opportunities on the river … Continue reading Friends Group Anticipates New Girard Launch Site this September

July 2017 – General Membership Meeting

Friends of the Mahoning River General Membership Meeting July 17, 2017 from 6:30 to 7:45pm Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown Welcome/Introductions Message from our Treasurer: Sara Smith Speaker: Joann Esenwien with Eastgate Regional Council of Governments will come and present on the topic of low-head dam removal and our Mahoning … Continue reading July 2017 – General Membership Meeting

In June 2017, “Paddle Ohio” came to the Mahoning River Water Trail in Trumbull County! The largest turn-out in the state!

...3.66 miles from  Swift Park, 870 Benedict-Leavittsburg Road Leavittsburg (off Rt. 82) to Leavittsburg's Canoe City section of the Mahoning River's Water Trail. Sun. July 9 Mahoning River Water Trail, meet at Canoe City MetroPark, 74 North Leavitt Rd. (just off Rt. 5) in Leavittsburg at 11:30 AM. A shuttle to Swift Park will be provided. Visit: … Continue reading In June 2017, “Paddle Ohio” came to the Mahoning River Water Trail in Trumbull County! The largest turn-out in the state!