Tawas Area
Canoes & Kayaks

Grab a paddle and canoe or kayak down a river or around the bay. Put in right in town, or rent gear and float or paddle down the amazing AuSable River.


AuSable River Kayaking

4775 Brookwood Trail - Oscoda
(989) 739-7222

Oscoda Canoe Rental

678 River Rd. - Oscoda
(989) 739-9040

Alcona Canoe Rental
& Campground

6351 Bamfield Road - Glennie
(800) 526-7080

Hunts Canoe & Mini Golf

711 Lake St - Oscoda
(989) 739-4408

Rollway Canoe Rental

6160 Rollway Road - Hale
(989) 728-3322

Russell Canoe Livery
& Campground

146 Carrington Rd - Omer
(989) 653-2644
Family fun on northeast Michigan's Rifle River.
Russell's offer these fun watercraft: canoes, kayaks, tubes, rafts, drifters and banana cabanas! Two campground locations on the rifle river.

AuSable River Canoe Marathon

The longest non-stop canoe race in North America and the World's toughest spectator race, is a canoe marathon from Grayling to Oscoda, Michigan held annually every summer.


Canoeing in Tawas, MI