Gallup Park Canoe and Kayak Livery
Gallup Park offers canoe, two-person kayak, one-person kayak, kid kayak, paddleboat, and rowboat rentals plus concessions, merchandise and river-themed programs. 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. The Gallup Park Livery also features WiFi, ice cream, baked goods and coffee with a patio overlooking the river.
The river trips are closed due to recent heavy rains causing dangerous high water conditions. We will update as soon as the water level comes down. The Gallup Livery will be open, weather dependent, every day for paddling kayaks, canoes, paddleboats and rowboats in 2-mile Gallup Pond.
We offer two river trips down the current, the 2.5 hour Barton to Galluip trip and the 1.5 hour Argo to Gallup trip, and 2 hour stillwater paddles in the reservoirs. Boats available are kayaks, canoes, rafts, SUPs, paddleboats, and rowboats and tubes for playing in the Argo Cascades. Gallup offers stillwater, the longer 2.5 hour river trip and when Argo is closed go to Gallup for the 1.5 hour river trip.
Argo is located 3.7 miles upstream from the Gallup Livery and offers the 1.5 hour Argo to Gallup river trip, stillwater paddling in 2-mile Argo reservoir and tube rentals for floating the Argo Cascades. Boats for rent are kayaks, canoes, 5-person rafts, stand up paddleboards and tubes.
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. Please call the Gallup office 734.794.6240 if you have questions on river programs. Register for a program.
"Do Not Eat Fish" 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
Parking at Gallup Park
Parking is limited and weekends are busy in Gallup Park. Options for parking are at adjacent Huron High School or Furstenberg Park or Huron High SchoolArgo Parking (pdf) and Furstenberg parking (pdf).
Gallup Park Meeting Room Rental
Rent 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 .