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Pine River Paddlesports

9590 Michigan 37, Wellston, MI 49689
+1 231-862-3471
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Do not book a kayak rental here!

Called to book a kayak rental and was quickly discouraged by the lack of customer service. The man... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
Great Canoe Trips

It was a great canoe trip. Chris coordinated our logistics & got us to our location. He was very... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
9590 Michigan 37, Wellston, MI 49689
+1 231-862-3471
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Called to book a kayak rental and was quickly discouraged by the lack of customer service. The man on the phone said he did not want to rent to us because he assumed we would be drinking... without asking that question. When renting a kayak...More

Thank JennaRinke
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

It was a great canoe trip. Chris coordinated our logistics & got us to our location. He was very accommodating. Don't miss the opportunity to canoe down the Pine River!

Thank LonghornMikeDallas
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great time. Small rapids but the best I've seen in Michigan. Rapids do get you a little wet but nothing major. Current is strong and with as many turns as this skinny river has you do need to pay attention do to the logs stacked...More

Thank Arrin F
Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you plan on bringing your own water craft, be prepared to be treated rudely and plan on being blown off regarding shuttle service to drop-in points. The website did not explain that the shuttle service fees listed only apply if you rent equipment from...More

Thank joe234691
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Mark & Val & their staff are very dedicated to the Pine & Manistee Rivers. Their knowledge is exceptional and they are very helpful. Totally recommend!

Thank tippykayak
Reviewed December 21, 2015

We vacation in the area often and have canoed several of the beautiful rivers (Baldwin, Pere Marquette, Pine). Pine River Paddlesports is definitely my favorite place to work with. They are very accommodating for multiple lengths of paddles (ie: how many hours you want to...More

Thank Paige P
Reviewed August 18, 2015

An annual trip among friends the Caveman Campout, decided to do a river edition this year. We decided on the Pine river but knew not much else about it. Arriving for our three day two night adventure with our kayaks in tow we quickly found...More

1  Thank Aaron D
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure if it was your facility or not that we rented equipment from. Everyone everywhere was so nice. I wanted to caution people with little to no experience and the pine river. We went with our extended family. We had 6 canoes filled...More

Thank Chastity D
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Mark and his staff pay attention to every detail! The campground is in immaculate shape, clean restrooms and shower facilities. We kayaked, standup paddle boarded and canoed over 4th of July. All their equipment is in great shape!!! Thank you for a great trip! Todd...More

Thank Smith's P
Reviewed June 30, 2015

My family goes every fathers day weekend. We always stay at Coolwater Campground, which is less than 2 miles away from the river. Its such a fun family time. Grab a canoe and cooler and you are all set. You can bring beer but it...More

Thank samantha J
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