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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.

Counter Map 2016v2.jpgRiver Trips

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 them in a canoe, and ends with a relaxing paddle down the picturesque Huron River. We provide the van transportation back to Argo at the end of your trip. Last rental for this trip is 4 p.m. with boats at Gallup by 7 p.m. 

Argo to Gallup River Trip Schedule

  • May 26 to September 3
    • Every day: anytime between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from the Argo Livery. We will give you a van ride from Gallup back to Argo at the end of your river trip. Weekends are busy so come early to avoid the crowds.
  • September 4 - October 21
    • Every day: anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Argo to Gallup Boats

  • $27/canoe - NA due to low water
  • $27/2-person kayak
  • $21/1-person kayak
  • $72/5-person raft - NA due to low water

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.  

Barton to Gallup River Trip Schedule 

  • May 26 to September 3
    • Weekends: every 1/2 hour 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. a van leaves Gallup to drive you up to Barton.
    • Weekdays: on the hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. a van leaves Gallup top of every hour to drive you up to Barton.

  • September 4 to October 7
    • Weekends: on the hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Barton to Gallup Boats

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

Stillwater Paddles

Paddle a boat on the river 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 6 p.m. which is 2 hours prior to closing at 8 p.m.

Gallup Canoe Livery - 2.5 mile Gallup Pond

​Boat ​Time ​Cost
​1-person Kayak ​2 hours​$15/boat
​2-person Kayak/Canoe​2 hours​$20/boat
​Paddleboat​1 hour​$12/boat
​Rowboat​2 hours​$24/boat

Argo Livery - 2 mile Argo Pond

​Boat ​Time ​Cost
​1-person Kayak ​2 hours​$15/boat
​2-person Kayak/Canoe​2 hours​$20/boat
​Stand Up Paddleboard​2 hour​$21/boat

Rent a Tube

Float down the Argo Cascades, walk back to the top and repeat the fun! One-person per tube, ages 8 years and above. Shoes required (no flip flops). Tubes are just for use in the cascades and do not go down the river to Gallup Park. No van transportation provided for tubes. 

Tubes 

$10/tube, 2-hours, Argo Canoe Livery and Cascades, last tube rental is 6 p.m. for the Argo Livery closes at 8 p.m.

Have Your Own Tube?

Tube the river details on routes to take, where to park and a map of the river. 

River Program Registration

We offer many fun river events and programs such as preschool programs, night paddles, boat auctions and trick or treating on the river. River Camps are full. Register or view programs online or if have questions call Gallup Park 734.794.6240. Gallup Canoe Livery ​for program details.

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Gallup Canoe Livery

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

Gallup: Every day 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Last stillwater boat rental 6 p.m. Last river trip rental 2 p.m.

Argo Canoe Livery

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

Argo: Every day 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Last stillwater boat rental 6 p.m. Last river trip rental 4 p.m.