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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

​​Gallup Park Livery 

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

Boat rentals are closed for the season. Gallup Park Meeting Room rentals and office are open all year.

Argo Park Livery​

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

​​Closed for the season.

The Argo and Gallup Livery boat rentals are closed for the season.

River Trips (current) - Closed for the season

Argo to Gallup River Trip - 3.7 miles, 1.5 hours​​ - Starts at the Gallup Canoe Livery in the fall

​Kayak or raft down the Argo Cascade rapids, or you can by pass the rapids, and paddle on down the beautiful Huron River in Ann Arbor.​ Van transportation upriver is included in your rental. 


  • ​​Closed for the season
Boat Fee

  • $30/2-person kayak
  • $24/1-person kayak
  • $30/2-person canoe, (3-person if children) 

Stillwater paddle on 2-Mile Argo Pond (no current) - Closed for the season

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 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. 
  • To make a reservation - create an account - pick your river trip depending on dates available - select a time - select a date - put down a deposit
  • We have 100's of one and two person kayaks available to rent!​

Argo Livery Tube Rentals - Closed for the season

  • ​Tube down the Argo Cascade rapids and walk back up to repeat 2 or 3 times in your 2 hour rental time
  • Available during Argo Livery open hours - last tube rented is 5 p.m. and we close at 7 p.m.​
  • ​$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

​Check back in January for 2022 spring/summ​er​ River Programs descriptions and registration dates. The Argo and Gallup Livery offer river day camps,  preschool programs, kayak and SUP instruction, senior kayaks, adapted kayaking and much more. Register for river programs.

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