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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

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Gallup Park Livery

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

Opens April 17: Weekends 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Weekdays 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 
Argo Park Livery​

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

Opens May 1: Weekends 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Go to Gallup for all boat rentals when Argo is closed.

Gallup Canoe & Kayak

We are hiring! ​

​​​​​​Jobs available are day camp staff and livery van drivers. For more details and to apply Jobs.

2021 Boat Reservations​​ -Reserve online Gallup and Argo Boat Reservation ​

​​River trips are currently CLOSED due to COVID distancing and high water. We will update weekly. Paddling in 2-mile Gallup Pond is open every day, weather dependent beginning April 17, 2021. ​

  • Reservations are required for all boat rentals prior to the day.
  • Call the Gallup Livery for day of reservations and if there is space we can make your reservation over the phone. 
  • Pond paddles in 2.5-mile Gallup Pond available every day.
  • Boats available to rent are canoes, kayaks, kid kayaks, paddleboats, and rafts. ​​​
  • Gallup Livery opens April 17 and will be open for boat reservations every day weather dependent.
  • Argo Livery opens May 1 and will be open weekends only in May. Go to Gallup Canoe Livery when Argo is closed in the spring. 

​​Gallup Park Livery - Kayak, Canoe and Paddleboat Rentals

Argo to Gallup River Trip - 3.7 miles, 1.5 hours​ (current) - Not Available

Barton to Gallup River Trip - 5.7 miles, 2.5 hours (current) - Not Available

Stillwater Paddles​ - 2.5 miles, 2 hours Gallup Pond (no current) - OPENS for the season on April 17

Concessions - waterproof bags, sunscreen, sunglasses, t-shirts, hats, eyeglass cords, coffee, ice cream, snacks and drinks

​​Argo Canoe & Kayak​

Argo Park Livery is our other location in Ann Arbor offering kayak, canoe, raft and SUP rentals 3.7 miles upstream from Gallup. 

​River Programs & Camps

​2021 spring/summ​er​ River Programs descriptions and how to register. The Argo and Gallup Livery offer river day camps,  preschool programs, kayak and SUP instruction, Huron River Day, and much more. Register for summer programs beginning March 15.

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. ​Counter Map 2016v2.jpg

Gallup Park

Gallup Park​ 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 Livery also features WiFi, ice cream, coffee and concessions with a patio overlooking the river.​



Gallup Park Riverview Room Rental​

Gallup Park Meeting Room.jpgWe are now accepting room reservations for rental dates starting April 1. Available all year! Features include windows and patio overlooking the Huron River, 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 or picnic pavilion rental information.

Due to the pandemic the following restrictions are in effect until April 19:

  • ​Gathering size indoors in the Gallup Room is 12 people or less. Smaller numbers are encouraged to ensure social distancing. 
  • Any eating must be done while seated in an area and no intermingling.
  • ​Room may only be rented for structured classes, meetings or presentations. No social gatherings such as parties, receptions or other gatherings social in nature where intermingling is the norm.
  • We encourage social type gatherings to rent outdoor shelters and pavilions until the MDHHS Order allows for more social interaction indoors. ​
  • ​Groups are require to provide a plan of how they will manage social distancing, mask mandates and other COVID precautions.
    • Any group not adhering to these measures can have their event shut down immediately and will lose their future recurring rentals.
    • All users must self-screen day of event.

Meeting Room rentals after April 19:

  • Individuals or groups looking to reserve rooms after April 19th may do so, but reservations should reflect the current order and its restrictions.  
  • All events must adhere to MDHHS orders in place at the time of the rental.  If restrictions change prior to your event, you may increase the number of attendees or type of event.