The AuSable River is one of the top rated rivers in Michigan for canoeing and kayaking. The river is also world renowned for being one the best Brown Trout rivers in the world.
From a few hours on the river to multi-day adventures, Carlisle Canoes offers a variety of trips for everyone. To learn more about the trips visit:
Located in beautiful Grayling, Michigan, Carlisle Canoes should be your first choice in Northern Michigan canoe and kayak rentals.
Welcome to Carlisle Canoes - Canoe & Kayak Rentals
AuSable River, Grayling Michigan
Carlisle Canoes is a great destination for kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts looking for a fun-filled memorable day enjoying the picturesque AuSable River. You’ll enjoy a laid-back day paddling while you experience the sights and sounds of nature. Whether you are on a family vacation or a group looking for something fun to do on the water, Carlisle Canoes is the perfect choice. No experience is necessary as we will provide instruction and all of the necessary equipment.
A variety of kayak and canoe trips are available – from day trips to overnight excursions. We can even accommodate those that have their own equipment and want to take advantage of our popular "Car Spots," a convenient shuttle service. Make sure to visit our River Guide to help with planning your time and distances.
Centrally located in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, Grayling is the perfect location for your family vacation, group outing, or just a place to spend a fun filled day of activity. Make sure to include Carlisle Canoes in your plans.
If you can't seem to find what you are looking for please contact us and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.