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Gallup Park Canoe and Kayak 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, Recreation Supervisor csaam@a2gov.org

Sept. 3-Oct. 20: Every day, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weather permitting. We close if the high temp for the day is predicted to be less than 5 degrees F.

Argo Park Livery

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

Closed for the season. Go to Gallup for all boat rentals. 

Gallup Livery offers the 1.5 hour 3.7-mile river trip and stillwater paddling in 2-mile Gallup Pond every day, weather dependent, until Sunday Oct. 20. In October, Argo is closed so rent your boat at Gallup and we will drive you upriver to start your trip. 

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. To view the programs we off in the Ann Arbor parks view our new 2019-20 Fall Winter Guide​.

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We offer two river trips down the current 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. In October the Argo site is closed for the season so go to Gallup for stillwater paddles and the 1.5 hour river trip every day until Oct. 20. 

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Argo is closed for the season. Gallup Livery is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day and offers the 1.5 hour river trip, on the hour every hour between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., and stillwater boat rentals from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weather permitting.


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We offer many fun river events and programs such as Trick or Treat on the River (Sunday, October 13 from 12 to 5 p.m.), 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.  

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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​

Gallup Park Meeting Room.jpgRent 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 .