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2775 Garden Rd, Milford, MI 48381-3061
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did an epic three day kayak trip from Milford to Ann Arbor in June 2016. We paid Heavner in advance to drop us off at Kensington on Friday and pick us up in Ann Arbor on Sunday. The drop off went fine but after a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JDstripping
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is lots to do, and many canoeing options, when renting at Heavner's. Once you put in the water (with the help of staff), you have a couple of different options....one direction leads to Milford with the lake there, while the other direction provides miles...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Like a little day vacation get away, daily the huron river. Quaint, and chick full of joyful nature splendors. Cruise slowly down the slow lane, aka river, and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells good of nature. All the while enjoying the fellowship and good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SandyA653
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy my trips here with family and friends. Though usually a wait on weekends in the summer it’s well worth it. It’s a bit disorganized at Times I’m on holiday and your outdoors so ‘chill’. A fun time is always had on the water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank judicrawford
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Kayaked from Proud Lake to downtown Milford then we walked 1/4 mile into the city to eat lunch. Large selection of restaurant choices. Afterwards, we kayaked back to Proud Lake. Great 4-Hour activity. A novice could easily navigate this stretch. Just pick a beautiful day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

There are a variety of routes. We kayaked downriver on the Huron (pretty effortless though we're in our 60s) from the Wixom Road area, had lunch in Milford and then were picked up and returned to our car. Pretty little route with wild roses, water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1Rahhalatun
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Rented canoe and kayak, but not the friendly staff or the best customer service. Took a long time from paying to get on the water, staff was not organized or concern with the fact that we were waiting and no one else was there. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Kayaked here with family as part of a week end celebration and we had a great fun trip. The current is just right for enjoying the wildlife and conversation. The bottom is grassy but the water was clear enough to see fish and turtles. Nice...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank suesX8407KQ
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I kayak the Huron River in Island Lake Recreation Area at least once every summer. It is a nice river to paddle and I recommend it. This rental service however is so-so. Today they tried t give me a kayak with no foot rests. Often,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HappyBrat
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great trip and courteous staff. Canoes are in good shape and well cared for. Differently bring snacks and beverages for the day.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dennis H
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