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Argo Canoe Livery and Gallup Canoe Livery ​are two locations on the Huron River each offering different river trips, boats and programs.

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River Trips - CLOSED

River trips are CLOSED again due to the high water.  Rainy spring!

Argo to Gallup River Trip - 3.7 miles, 1.5 hours

The Argo to Gallup River Trip starts with kayaking or rafting the Argo Cascades, or bypass with a canoe, and ends with a relaxing paddle down the picturesque Huron River. Enjoy an outdoor experience right in the city of Ann Arbor. We provide van transportation back to Argo at the end of your trip.

Argo to Gallup Schedule - Closed due to high water

  • Spring Schedule April 29-May 26
    • Weekends: start at Argo anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
    • Weekdays: start at Gallup with a van ride on the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Summer Schedule May 27-September 4
    • Every day: start at Argo anytime between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Argo to Gallup Boats

  • $25/canoe or 2-person kayak
  • $20/1-person kayak
  • $68/5-person raft

Barton to Gallup River Trip - 5.7 miles, 2.5 hours

The Barton to Gallup River Trip starts at the Gallup Livery with a van ride upriver to Barton Park. A longer river trip with a 2-mile paddle through Argo Pond,  paddling down the Argo Cascades, and a relaxing paddle down the river current back to Gallup Park.  Coming Soon - Barton to Gallup River Trip will offer online reservations.

Barton to Gallup Schedule - Closed due to high water

  • Spring Schedule April 29-May 26
    • Weekends: vans leave Gallup on the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Summer Schedule May 27-September 4
    • Weekends: vans leave Gallup every 20 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    • Weekdays: vans leave Gallup on the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Barton to Gallup Boats

  • $30/2-person kayak
  • $25/1-person kayak
  • Canoes and rafts are not available for this trip

Stillwater Paddles - OPEN

Argo and Gallup Canoe Livery

Paddle a boat on 2-mile Argo or Gallup Pond where there is little or no current. Great for beginners and families, no van ride needed, just jump in a boat and off you go.  Last boat rented is 2 hours prior to closing.

Gallup Canoe Livery - 2.5 mile Gallup Pond

​Boat ​Time ​Cost
​1-person Kayak ​2 hours​$14/boat
​2-person Kayak/Canoe​2 hours​$18/boat
​Paddleboat​1 hour​$10/boat
​Rowboat​2 hours​$24/boat

Argo Canoe Livery - 2 mile Argo Pond

​Boat ​Time ​Cost
​1-person Kayak ​2 hours​$14/boat
​2-person Kayak/Canoe​2 hours​$18/boat
​Stand Up Paddleboard​2 hour​$20/boat

River Programs

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Gallup Canoe Livery

3000 Fuller Road
734.794.6240
Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor
csaam@a2gov.org

Spring hours April 15-May 26: Every day, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Office and meeting room rentals open all year.

Summer hours May 27-Sept 4: Every day, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Argo Canoe Livery

1055 Longshore Drive
734.794.6241
Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor
csaam@a2gov.org

Spring hours April 29-May 26: Weekends, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. When Argo is closed go to Gallup for all boat rentals.

Summer hours: May 27-Sept 4: Every day, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.