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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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678 W River Rd, Oscoda, MI 48750-1450
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Went on a Friday. Didn’t need a reservation because it was a weekday but the man said that the next day was booked solid so definitely make a reservation for the weekend. We were driven to a spot on the river in the state park....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A great time was had by all. The river current was steady but gentle. The weather was spectacular and the scenery was picturesque. We enjoyed stopping at sandy beaches along the route for lazy soaks. The staff was nice, but truly one doesn’t require much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marsha228
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Of the 3 canoe/kayak rentals, this was the only place open apparently the week before Memorial Day Weekend. The other outfits didn't answer or return my phone inquiry. That being said, these guys were great. They hooked us up with a tandem canoe for $45...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We rented 3 canoes and 3 Kayaks. There were 12 of us. Plenty of life jackets and flotation seats were available. We had a SNAFU on the river. They very understanding. This place is a bit up from the mouth of the river. Easy paddle,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Oscoda Canoe Rental offers all day or half day trips for canoers, tubers, and kayaks on the lower AuSable River. The trip is pristine and undeveloped with several great places to stop and relax. The water is clear, clean, and pretty easy to navigate. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank M1461DXjamesk
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of our tubes deflated during the excursion and the wind changed because a storm was coming. We called the office for assistance and they said they could not come get us. Instead they told us to try and get to the other side of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Family owned and operated, easy in and out for large groups. Reasonable rates, reservations welcome.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Every year our family takes the annual canoe trip for the 4th of July. The people here are very friendly. I highly recommend this place, the views are just beautiful!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank angeljen33082
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We rented a canoe and double kayak and was up the river and in the water 15 minutes after paying. They answered all our questions, and we're very nice. There is even a small store next to them that carries everything you need for a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rahnea H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We always rent from Oscoda Canoe and put in at Whirlpool. They are professional and most important they always leave very shortly after we check in. The equipment is a little dated but does its job. They have a store where you can buy supplies...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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