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Running Rivers Paddle Board and Kayak Rentals-Day Rentals

Wade's Bayou Memorial Park, Douglas, MI
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Husband and I rented a tandem kayak and did a 2 hr. float on a pretty and warm Thursday in mid... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
Gina R
Sit back, paddle, and enjoy!

We been renting here for at least three years and love the spot, the river, and the staff! 1 hour 2... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
LarryT T
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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“hour trip”(8 reviews)
“river tour”(2 reviews)
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Wade's Bayou Memorial Park, Douglas, MI
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Husband and I rented a tandem kayak and did a 2 hr. float on a pretty and warm Thursday in mid Sept. The outfitter was very amiable, and being a slow-ish time of the season/week it was as easy as calling a half hour before...More

1  Thank Gina R
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We been renting here for at least three years and love the spot, the river, and the staff! 1 hour 2 hour or 3 hour trips you decide. The river is fun, easy to get around. The viewing of plants, animals and the environment as...More

Thank LarryT T
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great service and nice quiet part of River to kayak in for beginners. They also offer three hour trips up river for more experienced folks.

Thank Barbara G
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have kayaked many times in various locations but this was our first and last time on the Kalamazoo River. We were looking forward to a relaxing trip and the majority of the 3 hr was spent dodging over a dozen boaters...More

1  Thank CDJD
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our girls wanted to try paddleboarding. The staff here was very patient. They helped our girls learn the basics on land before going into the water. The girls had so much fun that they came back again.

Thank ShariandFamily
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I had an amazing time kayaking. Running Rivers has the nicest, sweetest, friendliest, cutest and most friendly staff ever. I can't even understand how people can be so wonderful :) Honestly, this is the best rent a kayak place in the country :) Thank you...More

1  Thank Alicja P
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I rented 2 double kayaks and did the 1 hr river tour. It was amazing and so relaxing out on the river.

Thank Wayne R
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Staff was very helpful and very nice, we enjoyed a nice relaxing adventurous trip on a beautiful lake and on a beautiful morning. Highly recommend this if you are in the Douglas area!

Thank Teri S
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We used this outfitter to take our annual labor day kayak/canoe trip. Reservation was right on time. We did the 3 hour trip which really took 2 1/2. Would recommend this over the 1 hour. Beautiful scenery and not too difficult. The 1 hour is...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews and decided to use Running Rivers. Had a blast on the three hour trip which was a nice blend of scenery and challenge (easy to slightly moderate). After you sign in, you are driven a few miles upstream. The launch area is...More

Thank Anita D
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