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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

Sept. 6-Oct 23

Weekends: start at the Argo Livery anytime between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Weekdays: start at the Gallup Livery with a van ride up to Argo on the hour, every hour, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Paddle from Argo to Gallup and we give you a van ride up river.

  • $25/canoe or 2-person kayak
  • $20/1-person kayak
  • $68/5-person raft - currently not available due to low water

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

Sept. 6-Oct 9

Weekends: start at the Gallup Livery weekends 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.

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

Stillwater Paddles

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 5 p.m. to be returned by 7 p.m. 

Weekends: both the Argo and Gallup Livery open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Weekdays: Gallup Livery open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Argo is closed.

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
  • $20/stand up paddleboard (SUP) for 2 hours in fall months only

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, weekends only

Have your own Tube?

See webpage dedicated to tubes a2gov.org/tube 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 .

Trick or Treat on the River - Gallup LiveryRiver Halloween 5.jpg

Sunday, Oct. 16, noon-5 p.m. $18/boat, no pre-registration, all ages welcome (children must be one year or older). Enjoy the haunting fall beauty of the Huron River while trick or treating by canoe or kayak. As you paddle up and down Gallup Pond, you will encounter creatures handing out treats. Feel free to dress up. Bring a bag for your candy and keep an eye out for swamp monsters and pirates

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Gallup Canoe Livery

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

Every day, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Argo Canoe Livery

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

Weekends only, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Go to the Gallup Livery for boat rentals and river trips on weekdays when Argo is closed.