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Address: 3000 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI
Phone Number: +1 734-662-9319
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Beautiful canoe trip and dog-friendly!

Renting the canoe was quick and simple, they drove us up to Argo and put the canoe in the river for us and off we went! It took us about an hour to get back to Gallup and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Renting the canoe was quick and simple, they drove us up to Argo and put the canoe in the river for us and off we went! It took us about an hour to get back to Gallup and the canoe trip was scenic and smooth.

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Northville, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great Experience renting two person kayak through the City of AnnArbor Gallop & Argo Canoe Liveries. $30 for a two person kayak on the Barton to gallop 5.7 mile trip. Easy check in and helpful staff. Parked at Gallop livery with a short 10-15 minute van ride to the Barton launch. Great trip for novices with a bit of excitement... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very friendly staff, a lot of rental options at very reasonable price. We rented tandem kayaks for $18 for two hours. We returned after three hours but they did not charge anything extra. They also offer their kayaking trip which could be a adventure but we passed on that this time. Huron river around the kayaking area is not very... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is a beautiful park with miles of paved trails, islands connected with pretty bridges that have nicely groomed wood chip paths. There is a canoe livery, lots of picnic areas, playscapes for the little ones (and the young at heart). There are short distance as well as long distance trails.

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Swartz Creek, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Our family did the 2-3 hour kayaking trip which included the Cascade falls. The falls are small. Big enough that they can tip you if you don't go down pretty straight but having said that, it's very easy to line your kayak up. There were 3 in our group and no one tipped over. This was a lot of fun!... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

There is a food counter inside the canoe livery office. This is a great little place for fresh brewed coffee and Zingerman's baked goods. If you go early in the day (they open at 9 am daily in the summer) you can sit outside in the shade under an umbrella on the terrace near the Huron River and watch the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The rates are very reasonable. The workers helpful. The exit out of the livery can be crowded but once you get to open water there are so many good directions to go and get pit away from the crowd. The warmer the weather the bigger the crowd. Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boats all available. They have life vests for you and... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Went here for kayaking lessons because I've never kayaked before and we were planning a kayak trip with the kids. So i thought I'd try some lessons and I'm so glad i did! The staff was really amazing and professional. They go through everything from safety and what you should wear and the different types of kayaks. Out in the... More 

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Chicagoland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

It was a crummy day and we arrived early. When we got back, about 50 people were waiting in line for kayak vans. It's beautiful! My daughter and I just paddle boated for and hour. My husband and son kayaked. It was a lot of fun!!!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

My two teen age daughters and I kayaked the Barton to Gallup trip over the Memorial Day weekend. It took us nearly three hours to complete. The water level is quite low for this time of the year, which doesn't bode well for late summer trips when the water level will be even lower. The beginning mile and a half... More 

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