10 months ago
We use Penrod's canoe livery when we kayak the AuSable river. They are family owned and friendly. We have always had excellent service. When had rented equipment from them, it is in good working order. We use the to spot our car. Their price is reasonable and they are happy to do it for us. I have always found their drivers to be friendly and helpful. They don't just take off and leave me in their dust. They explain the route and make sure I can follow them. They have clean restrooms and a nice gift section. Their computer video tour makes it so you know what to look out for and what your landing point looks like. With the map on the river and their video tour, you would have a hard time getting into trouble. Next time you are thinking about canoeing, give Penrod's a try.
- Larry M
9 months ago
Would recommend Penrod's to anyone looking to rent kayaks or canoes on the AuSable. Right when we arrived the staff was super friendly and informative. They offer to keep your keys in their office for you and even got our personal cell numbers if we needed to call to ask for more time. The kayaks were in great shape and we had no issues. The map and directions were clear so there was no confusion. We did the 2 and 1/2 hour trip. Wanted to do the longer one but weather wasn't great. Great stops along the way to take pictures and to picnic.
- Kristy C
a year ago
Great family-run place to rent kayaks or canoes and chill down the Au Sable. They offer trips of caring lengths and we have never had to wait long for the ride back. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Quality vessels. They discourage drinking so partiers look elsewhere. Prices are good and they do have space to change clothes/bathing suits.
- Michael S

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