12/12/14 – 5:23 A.M.
The Blanchard River could see increased recreational in the future. The Hancock County Commissioners voted Thursday to support the Hancock Park District’s plans to make the Blanchard a state water trail. The move paves the way for the state to promote the river for canoeing and kayaking.
To do that the park district will improve river access locations, provide restrooms at parks along the river, and install signs identifying parks from the river. Signs identifying hazards in the river will also be installed.
The water trail would run from the Blanchard River Nature Preserve near Mount Blanchard to the Blanchard Landing boat launch west of Findlay.Read More →