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Argo Park Canoe Livery

Park Features
Boat Launch Canoe/Kayak Rental Canoeing/Kayaking Drinking Fountain Fishing Fishing Dock Grills Natural Area Nature Trails - Unpaved Parking Paved Multi-Use Trail (Non-Motorized) Picnic Shelters Picnic Tables Restrooms Tubing

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Argo Park ​Livery

1055 Longshore Dr., Ann Arbor, ​MI ​ 734.794.6241, [email protected]Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor

May 29-Sept. 6: Every day 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Last river trip 4 p.m. and last stillwater paddle 6 p.m.
Gallup Park Livery

3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI     734.794.6240, [email protected]                        Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor

May 29-Sept. 6: Every day 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Last river trip noon and last stillwater paddle 6 p.m.

Paddle a boat down the river, in a pond or rent a tube at the Argo Canoe Livery

3.7-Mile, 1.5 hour, Argo to Gallup River trip down the Huron River (current) - Reservations required

Reservations times required for the river trips.  Starts at the Argo Livery, paddle down the fun Argo Cascades (kayaks only) and on down the lazy Huron River in the city of Ann Arbor. We provide you with van transportation from Gallup back to Argo at the end of your river trip.

  • Available every day between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Boat rental fees:
    • ​$30/double kayak
    • $24/single kayak
    • $30/canoe 
    • $72/5-person raft 

Stillwater paddle on 2-Mile Argo Pond (no current) - No reservations

​Paddle a boat on this beautiful section of the Huron River where the river is a calm lake. No reservations for we always have boats available to rent. 

  • Boat rentals every day anytime between 9 a.​m. and 6 p.m. 
  • Boat rental fees:  
    • $22/canoe or double kayak
    • $17/single kayak
    • $23/stand-up paddleboard 

Boats, Boats, Boats

Details, Policies, River Maps and FAQs​

Reservation Times to Rent Boats

Reservation time slots are required for the river trips

  • Prior to the day of reserve online. 
  • On the day of you can call in to check if times are available.  Weekdays there is usually plenty of times available.
  • You are reserving a time slot for your group of up to 7 people and you select and rent your boats when you arrive at the livery. 
  • We have 100's of one and two person kayaks available to rent!​

Argo Livery Tube Rentals - No Reservations

  • ​Tube down the Argo Cascade rapids and walk back up to repeat 2 or 3 times in your 2 hour rental time
  • ​$10/person for a 2-hour rental
  • 1 person per tube
  • ​Must be 8 years or older
  • Shoes, no flip flops, are required. We sell water shoes for $15 at the Argo Livery
  • We do not provide river trips or transporation for tubes
  • Tube webpage​ for tubing the river with your own tube​

​​Argo Livery and Park

Gallup Canoe & Kayak​

Gallup Livery is our other location and is located 3.7 miles downstream from Argo. Gallup offers river trips and stillwater paddles every day from mid April to the end of October. In the spring and fall when Argo is closed go to the Gallup Livery for all boat rentals.

​River Programs & Camps

​2021 spring/summ​er​ River Programs descriptions and how to register. The Argo and Gallup Livery offer river day camps,  preschool programs, kayak and SUP instruction, senior kayaks, adapted kayaking and much more. Register for summer programs.

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