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Lake Erie Light House Poker Run Ice Cruise

When:
January 20, 2018, 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Where:
Halfway Creek DNR boat launch.
Turn onto Algonquin street from Summit Street, and go to the end
7120 Summit Street
Erie, MI  48133
Contact:
Dave Alexander
419-344-4161
Category:
Ice Hover-in Events
Registration is not Required
Registrants & Fees
No Fee
No Fee

Lake Erie Lighthouse Poker Run Ice Cruise

 
This is a fun cruise over frozen Lake Erie in the Toledo Harbor.  To get an idea about this cruise, see the story in the May/June 2015 issue of Hovernews titled "Saving Toledo Harbor Lighthouse" 
 
Hovercraft parked at the Lighthouse
 
Itinerary:
We will Launch from the DNR boat launch and head to Turtle Island which is approximately 4-5 miles out We will explore the abandoned house and Lighthouse at Turtle Island, then onto to the Toledo Harbor Lighthouse which is approximately 4-5 miles out from Turtle Island. After that we will cruise over to Luna Pier, Michigan which sis approximately 8 miles from the lighthouse. We will have lunch or dinner in Luna Pier. The restaurant is about a half mile walk from landing zone.

Each participant will be receiving 1 playing card at each of the destinations (Turtle Island) (Lighthouse) (Luna Pier).  Upon return at the DNR launch site each participant will show their cards, receive 2 more cards face up. The person with the "highest" poker hand wins 1st prize. There will be 3 total "prizes" -- awarded in order from best hand on down.
 
Be sure to dress appropriately for cold weather conditions.  The event is weather dependent, Please contact us a day or 2 before the event to make sure it's on.
Contact information: Dave Alexander @ 419-344-4161.
 
Directions:
Just click on the GoogleMaps link at the top of this page and ask for directions: OR
If coming from the NORTH, take southbound 75, exit 2 (Summit street) and turn left onto Algonquin.
 
If coming from the SOUTH, take northbound 75, take the 209 or 210 exits, and make your way over to Summit street north (US 24), turn right onto Algonquin.
 
Go to the end of Algonquin and you will arrive at the DNR launch parking lot. We will plan to meet and launch around 11am.
 
Toledo Harbor Lighthouse
 
 
 
Turtle Island in the summer