There are several outfitters serving the Huron River. Heavner, Village, Skip’s, Argo, Gallup, Motor City and H2E offer paddling equipment for rent with transportation to the drop-off point or pick-up point. Most offer transportation for private boats and paddlers for a fee when contacted in advance. Riverside Kayak provides equipment for sale, lessons and offers tours.

Heavner Canoe & Kayak Rental at Proud Lake State Recreation Area

They offer 1 to 6 hour trips to Milford, various locations in Kensington Metropark and their livery at Island Lake.

Huron River Water Trail Paddler’s Companions available here.

248-685-2379

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Map to Heavner Canoe & Kayak Rental at Proud Lake

Village Canoe Rental

Located in Milford (on the east side of town). They offer trips from Milford downstream to multiple locations in Kensington Metropark, provide transportation upriver to Proud Lake State Recreation Areas for a paddle back to the livery.

248-685-9207

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Map to Village Canoe Rental

Heavner Canoe & Kayak Rental at Island Lake State Recreation Area

They offer 1 to 3 hour trips to locations within the state recreation area as well as flat water paddling on Kent Lake.

248-685-2379

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Map to Heavner Canoe & Kayak Rental at Island Lake

Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery

Located in Delhi Metropark (on the west side of Delhi Road). They provide transportation upriver to Delhi and Hudson Mills Metroparks for a paddle back to the livery.  

734-769-8686

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Map to Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery

Argo Canoe Livery    

Operated by City of Ann Arbor, is located on the north side of Ann Arbor. They offer flat water paddling on Argo Pond, tubing on the cascades, transportation upriver to Delhi Metropark and Barton Park and transportation back from Gallup Park.

Huron River Water Trail Paddler’s Companions available here.

734-794-6240

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Map to Argo Canoe Livery

Gallup Canoe Livery   

Operated by City of Ann Arbor, located on the west side of Ann Arbor. Facilities include an accessible dock and a café. They offer flat water paddling on Gallup Pond, transportation upriver to Barton Park for a paddle back to the livery.

Huron River Water Trail Paddler’s Companions available here.

734-794-6240

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Map to Gallup Canoe Livery

H2E River Adventures

H2E is a full service canoe, kayak and tubing livery offering half and full day adventures in the Lower Huron from the Flat Rock Boat Launch to Lake Erie and at stops in between. Rentals and transportation provided.

734-379-9912

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Map to Flat Rock Boat Launch

Motor City Canoe Rental

Offers equipment rental and transportation for Lower Huron trips from Flat Rock to South Rockwood (2 hours) and Pointe Mouillee State Game Area at the mouth of the river (4 hours). A transportation only option is available.

313-473-9847

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Map to Motor City Canoe Rental

Riverside Kayak Connection

Located in Wyandotte they provide guided tours, lessons and organize events on the Huron River, Detroit River and Rouge River as well as sell paddling gear.

734-285-2925

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Map to Riverside Kayak Connection