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​Fun boating adventures on the Huron River!

River Programs

13 Gallup Canoe Park 2010.jpgProgram registration begins on Feb. 1, 2019. We offer many fun river events and programs such as River Camps for ages 7 to 14 years, River Kids for ages 2 to 7 years, night paddles, boat auctions, Huron River Day Festival, kayak and SUP instruction and much more.

Boat Rentals

CascadesMonson 003.jpgWe offer river trips, the 2.5 hour Barton to Gallup and the 1.5 hour Argo to Gallup, and 2-mile stillwater paddles. Boats available are kayaks, canoes, rafts, stand up paddleboards, paddleboats, and rowboats. Tube rentals at Argo for floating in the Argo Cascades.  

Argo Park Livery and Gallup Park Livery

GallupParkCanoeLivery.jpgTwo locations in the Ann Arbor on the Huron River each offering different river trips, boat rentals and programs.  We have 100's of boats available to rent and do not take reservations. Go to the livery that offers the trip and boat that best fits your adventure today. 

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"Do Not Eat Fi​​​sh" From the Huron River Advisory Issued by the State of Michigan

The advisory includes that "touching the fish or water and swimming in these water bodies is NOT CONSIDERED a health concern.Therefore, the Gallup and Argo canoe liveries will maintain full operations. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is advising residents to avoid swallowing foam on the Huron River as it may contain high amounts of PFAS. ​ Visit the PFAS webpage for additional information​.​

Bandemer Boat Locker Rentals 2019

Applications for the Bandemer Boat Lockers will be accepted Feb. 15-March 15.  Twelve lockers will be awarded through a lottery drawing on Monday, March 18.  Please contact the Parks Customer Service Office for more information​. Click here to download the 2019 Boat Rental Agreement​.

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Gallup Park Livery

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

Boat rentals open April 20, 2019. The Gallup Park meeting room and Gallup Park office are open year around.

Argo Park Livery

1055 Longshore Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6241
Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor csaam@a2gov.org

Boat rentals open May 4, 2019. Go to the Gallup location when Argo is closed.