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Argo Canoe Livery

Address: 1055 Longshore Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone Number: 734-668-7411
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Ranked #8 of 21 Activities in Ann Arbor
Type: Gear rentals, Outdoor Activities
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Germantown, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My husband and I rented a canoe for their 1.5 hour river trip. It was wonderful! Beautiful scenery hidden in the city. We enjoyed it so much we decided to do this trip again the next week! Our mistake; thinking all canoes are the same. The second trip found us in an older canoe that had a pretty rough bottom.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had a great time today taking a Kayak ride down the Argo rapids on the Huron River. Started at Argo Park and went downstream for a 1.5 hour ride with my 4 year old niece and family. Had a great time ... Especially in the rapids

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South Lyon, Michigan, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Horrible horrible horrible ... As you see its 5:03 PM. Went on the website and called. Told us to be there by 5 PM for the river ride. Packed our bags, lunch, etc. Lady was REALLY rude (owner) and basically told us too bad ... you have to PAY before 5 PM and we were too late because it was... More 

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Oregon, Ohio
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We live about an hour away and arrived in Ann Arbor pretty close to noon on a Saturday. We wanted to do the longer Barton to Gallup kayak trip, but that was full. So we decided to head to Argo for the Argo to Gallup trip. This trip is supposed to take an hour and a half, but if you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We spent a very enjoyable 3 hours floating down the Huron from Argo to Gallup park. We rented 2 2-man kayaks; the fees are very reasonable. Our kids (2 pre-teen boys) got a safe and tiny taste of kayaking rapids in the not difficult Cascades section at the beginning of the trip; after that the water is very calm and... More 

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Ann Arbor, MI
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302 reviews 302 reviews
149 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I highly recommend taking the kayak from Argo to Gallup Park. A very enjoyable and inexpensive 2 hour trip. A two person kayak is $28. Do bring a zip lock bag. You will get a little wet and if your kayak does get sideways on you down the falls, it will flip but very shallow water.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was a nice day today, sunny and warm. Decided to rent a Kayak from Argo and go down to the Gallop livery. The equipment was in good shape, easy to put in. This part of the river had steady current with very few pools where you had to paddle, though we paddled the entire trip.

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Novi, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I enjoy double kayaking in quiet places. We arrived at Argo early on a Fourth of July weekend. They have plenty of watercraft and the stillwater area was quiet despite having several other groups on the river. The only noise we encountered was passing under the freeway. Aside from that, it's like being up north since there... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Did the Argo to Gallup Raft trip. The rapids at the beginning were fun. Nothing to be alarmed about if you haven't done it before. The raft and life jackets were in good shape, and the workers were friendly and knowledgeable. Once through the rapids at the beginning, it is a leisurely drift down the river, nice and relaxing. And... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Doesn't even feel like you're 10 minutes away from AA! Came here with four adults. Initially was going to start at Gallup, but we accidentally ended up at Argo first. A good thing we did as we had no wait at Argo vs. a 2 hour wait at Gallup. We came with 4 adults, 2 did kayaks, 2 did a... More 

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