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Argo Canoe Livery and Gallup Canoe Livery

We have two locations on the Huron River each offering different river trips and boats. We accept credit cards, cash and checks for payments. We do not transport personal boats Dogs are welcome.River Map.pdf

River Trips

Argo-to-Gallup River Trip - 3.7 miles, 1.5 hours

May 28-Sept 5: starts at the Argo Livery 7 days/week 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Paddle from Argo to Gallup and we give you a van ride back to Argo where you started your trip. Last van ride back from Gallup is at 7 p.m.

*Weekends bring out the crowds, arrive early and be prepared to wait in line. You must have completed the rental process by 4 p.m. for this trip.
  • $25/canoe or 2-person kayak
  • $20/1-person kayak
  • $68/5-person raft

Sept. 6-Oct 23: starts at the Argo Livery on weekends and the Gallup Livery on weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Barton-to-Gallup River Trip - 5.7 miles, 2.5 hours

May 28-Sept 5: starts at the Gallup Livery 7 days/week on the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Trip starts with a van ride up to Barton and you paddle down the river to Gallup Park.

*Weekends bring out the crowds, arrive early and be prepared to wait in line. This trip generally sells out prior to 2 p.m.

  • $30/2-person kayak
  • $25/1-person kayak
  • Canoes and rafts are not available for the Barton River Trip 

Sept 6-Oct 9: starts at the Gallup Livery weekends only on the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Stillwater Paddles - open at Argo and Gallup

Leave and come back to same dock on 2-mile section of river at Argo or Gallup Pond. Good for novice paddlers, jump in a boat and off you go.

Last boat rented at 6 p.m. to be returned by 8 p.m. 

Gallup Canoe Livery - 2.5 mile Gallup Pond

  • $10/paddleboat for 1 hour
  • $18/canoe, 2-person kayak, 5-person rowboat for 2 hours
  • $14/1-person kayak for 2 hours

Argo Canoe Livery - 2 mile Argo Pond

  • $18/canoe, 2-person kayak for 2 hours
  • $14/1-person kayaks for 2 hours 
  • $20/stand up paddleboard (SUP) for 2 hours

Rental Tubes for the Argo Cascades

Float down the Argo Cascades, walk back to the top and repeat the fun! Rental tubes are just for use in the Argo Cascades. Must be 8 years old and wear shoes (flip flops are not allowed).

  • $10/tube, 2-hour rental, Argo Canoe Livery

Have your own Tube?

See webpage dedicated to tubes with details on routes to take, where to park and a map of the river. 

Parking at Argo on Weekends

Argo Canoe Livery is busy on nice weather weekends and parking is limited, please carpool or walk! Offsite parking with a parking shuttle available on busy summer weekends. Argo Parking Map.pdf .

River Programs

Discover one of our river programs such as boating instruction, night paddles, River Kids for preschoolers, Huron River Day and so much more.

For more information Argo Canoe Livery and Gallup Canoe Livery.

Registration for camps and programs.


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Gallup Canoe Livery

3000 Fuller Road
Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor

Open every day 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Argo Canoe Livery

1055 Longshore Drive
Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor

Open every day 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.