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Argo Canoe Livery

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Address: 1055 Longshore Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-8004
Phone Number: 734-668-7411

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Fun Day, but VERY unorganized place.

First, if you are going on a weekend, be prepared to park at the Kellogg Eye Center. They DO NOT have enough parking on site. Second, Make sure that you bring a driver's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
christa b
Tecumseh, Michigan
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Tecumseh, Michigan
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, if you are going on a weekend, be prepared to park at the Kellogg Eye Center. They DO NOT have enough parking on site. Second, Make sure that you bring a driver's license or credit card to rent the tubes or kayaks. Third, if you are tubing be prepared that the kayaks rule. Many of them hit us with... More 

Thank christa b
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the 1.5 hour trip and it was just the right length for our family. The cascades are nothing scary or dangerous but just enough thrill to be fun for novices, fun enough that everyone wished we could do them again. Despite running through Ann Arbor, there is plenty of "wilderness" to be enjoyed. We even saw a young... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a splendid way to spend an afternoon with family with kids, or a group of friends or just a solo trip! The river is slow and rambling. The scenery is great and although you may encounter some places where you need to hop out and navigate the low spots it is all FUN! 😄🚣🏼🚣🏼💦

Thank Cjchristopher
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an awesome starting off spot along the Huron River for kayaks. Expect to take about a half an hour parking, paying and getting set-up. We went on a Saturday, parked on the road, walked in, stood in three lines (one to sign the forms, one to pay and buy water shoes (a must have!) and one to get... More 

Thank IowaMum
Plymouth, Michigan
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so much fun going down the Argo Cascades. If you bring your own tube then it's basically free, so you save at least 20 bucks, also, be sure to bring your own life jacket as well. To avoid most of the crowd I found that the middle of the week in the morning was the best time to come.... More 

Thank Lori P
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the family spent a beautiful sunny day going down the Huron river. Well worth the $. Get there before 11am to avoid the various line ups. The rapids are fun and the river scenery is beautiful. The staff is helpful and friendly. They could use a few more shuttle buses to bring people back. All in all a great experience.

Thank asnunez55
Chandler, Arizona
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented the tandem kayak from Argo Canoe Livery for $25 and had a grand time going over the 9 "cascades" before kayaking the remainder of the river smoothly. The water was low so we hit a few rocks and even had to get out and walk a few times. The employees there were all very pleasant and helpful, all... More 

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and two sons canoed the Huron River on Father's Day, June 19, 2016. It's best to get here early by 11:00 a.m. on the weekend or you will be waiting in a very long hot line. Parking is a a nightmare. You will most likely have to park on a side street. We did get here early and... More 

Thank Char1144
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Great ride starting in Ann Arbor and on the Huron river right through the university of Michigan. Get there early to avoid the lines.

Thank scott c
Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

My first time in Ann Arbor. My first time Kayaking with family. Parking is quite a walk away and yes we had to wait in a couple of different lines. One to sign liability another to pay. Than get your kayak and vest. Once you get past the congested small mini rapid there's a big stretch of beautiful lake. We... More 


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