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Gallup Park 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 Play Area Restrooms

​​​Canoe & Kayak

Gallup Park 3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6240

Argo Park, 1055 Longshore Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6241, 

Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor csaam@a2gov.org

Opening date TBD.

River Fun at Gallup
  • Barton to Gallup 5.7 mile, 2.5 hour river trip. Boat Rentals for more details and FAQs.
  • In spring/fall when Argo is closed, Gallup also offers the 3.7 mile, 1.5 hour river trip​​. 
  • Stillwater paddling in 2.5-mile Gallup Pond. 
  • Coffee shop, ice cream and concessions.
  • River camps and programs
  • Parking at Gallup on busy weekends/holidays at Huron High School or Furstenberg parking (pdf).​

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

Schedule 

May 2-May 22
  • Weekends: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., every hour on the hour from Gallup.
May 23-September 7
  • ​Weekends: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., every 1/2 hour from Gallup
  • Weekdays: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., every hour on the hour from Gallup.
September 8-September 27
  • Weekends: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., every hour on the hour from Gallup. 

Boat Fees

  • $32/2-person kayak
  • $26/1-person kayak
  • Canoes and rafts are not available for this trip​

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

Schedule 

May 2-May 22
  • ​Weekends: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., anytime, from Argo
  • Weekdays: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., every hour on the hour, from Gallup
May 23-September 7
  • Every day: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., anytime from Argo

Boat Fees 

  • $27/2-person kayak
  • $21/1-person kayak
  • $27/2-person canoe, 3rd adult +$10, if small children can fit 4 people
  • $72/5-person raft, can fit 6 people if child​

Stillwater Paddles​ (no current)

Schedule 

​May 2-May 22
  • ​Weekends: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., anytime at Argo or Gallup
  • Weekdays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., anytime at Gallup
May 23-September 7
  • Every day: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., anytime at Argo or Gallup
Fall schedule until close October 18.

Boat Fees

  • ​$15/1-person kayak 2-hours
  • $20/2-person kayak and 3-person canoe 2-hours
  • $12/3-person paddleboat 1-hour
  • $20/4-person paddleboat 1-hour
  • $24/5-person rowboat 2-hours

Ac​cessible Paddlesports in Gallup Park

​The Gallup location offers an accessible boat launch that provides universal accessibility, it is simple and safe to use, so that people of all abilities can find boarding, launching and recovery a breeze. Accessible parking, pathways, EZ Launch dock and a fishing dock provides river recreation for everyone.  View ourAccessibleKayaking​ brochure. ​

Argo Park​

  • ​Is our other location and is located 3.7 miles upstream from Gallup. 
  • When Argo is closed in the spring/fall, Gallup offers the 1.5 hour river trip. 
  • Argo offers kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard rentals for stillwater paddling on 2-mile Argo Pond. 

River Programs

  • River Camps for ages 7 to 14 year and River Kids for ages 2 to 7 years 
  • Fun river programs - Trick or Treat on the River, night paddles, Huron River Day Festival, kayak and SUP instruction and more. 
  • Register for a program or call our office 734.794.6240.

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Gallup Park

Gallup Park (PDF) includes a 3.25-mile asphalt trail, fishing, public boat launch, playgrounds, picnic areas and pavilions, nature areas, and an indoor room available for rent. Gallup Park Canoe & Kayak also features WiFi, ice cream, coffee and concessions with a patio overlooking the river

Gallup Park Riverview Room Rental​

Gallup Park Meeting Room.jpgRent the picturesque indoor meeting room for your next meeting or party. Available all year! Features include windows and patio overlooking the Huron River, seating for up to 40 people, kitchenette, accessible restroom, and WiFi. Rental fees: resident $40/hour; nonresident $50/hour. Call 734.794.6240 for more information or to reserve the room. Additional Parks and Recreation room rental information .