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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

May 29-Sept. 7:

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

Argo​ and Gallup Liveries are open for the season! Reservations for boat rentals are required. 
  • ​Pond paddles in 2-mile Argo and Gallup Ponds are open for reservations. 
  • River trips ​down 3.7 mile current from Argo to Gallup are open for reservations

Argo boat rental reservation: online Argo Boat Reservation​ or call 734.794.6241 

Gallup boat rental reservation: online ​Gallup Boat Reservation​ or call 734.794.6240.​​​

*Day of reservations must be called in and if there is space we will make your reservation over the phone. 

River Fun at Gallup
  • Stillwater paddling in 2.5-mile Gallup Pond
  • Barton to Gallup river trip is closed this year. Boat Rentals for more details and FAQs. 
  • Argo to Gallup river trip is open starting at the Argo Livery.
  • River programs
  • Parking at Gallup on busy weekends/holidays at Huron High School or Furstenberg parking (pdf)

Stillwater Paddles​ (no current)


May 28-September 7

  • Every day: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., anytime at Argo or Gallup

Boat Fees

  • ​$15/1-person kayak 2-hours
  • $20/2-person kayak and 3-person canoe 2-hours
  • $12/3-person paddleboat 1-hour
  • $18/4-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. 
  • Argo offers our 1.5 hour, 3.7 mile Argo to Gallup river trip.
  • Argo offers kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard rentals for stillwater paddling on 2-mile Argo Pond. 

River Programs

  • River Camps and River Kids are cancelled for 2020.
  • Kayak & SUP instruction and River Women programs.
  • 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​ - Not available to rent at this time

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 .