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Heavner Nature Connection!
LARGE AND SMALL GROUPS WELCOME

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas.

We offer both Rustic and Modern events tailored to meet your needs.

RENTALS
(248) 685-2379

SCHOOLS, EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL EVENTS Email Chris at wallphoto@comcast.net

CORPORATE EVENTS AND TEAMBUILDING
Call David @ 734-419-3699

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Rental Rates

As we are located in a Michigan State Park, a valid state park permit will be required and can be purchased when you visit.

Downriver Trips

Please note that for all of our downriver trips,
a fuel surcharge of $2 per craft will be added.

Pick-Up Site

Estimated
Paddle Time

Price Per
Canoe or Kayak

Central Park – Milford 1 – 1 1/2 hours $34
Kensington Group Camp 2 – 3 hours $40
Dawson Road 3 – 3 1/2 hours $40
Shorefishing Parking 4 – 4 1/2 hours $44
East Boat Launch 5 – 5 1/2 hours $44
Heavner II – Island Lake 6 – 6 1/2 hours $46

Longer and overnight trips are available. Please call for pricing information.
In addition, we will also provide livery service for privately owned watercraft.
This service is priced individually.

Self Return

River Canoeing

Price Per Craft

Canoe or Kayak 1 hour $24
2 hours $27
3-4 hours $31
After 4 hours, $6 for each additional hour
After Hours
Return Fee
Priced Individually

Campground Only

Lake and River

Price Per Craft

Canoe or Kayak 1 hour $24
2 hours $27
3-4 hours $31
After 4 hours, $6 for each additional hour

Season Hours

Schedule Weekends Weekdays
April 1 – April 30
Weather permitting – call 248.685.2379 to confirm
9:00am to 7:00pm By advance reservation only
Minimum 4 canoes
May 1 – May 15 9:00am to 7:00pm By advance reservation only
Minimum 4 canoes
May 16 – June 1 9:00am to 7:00pm 12:00pm to 6:00pm
June 1 – Sept 1 9:00am to 8:00pm 11:00am to 7:00pm
Sept 2 – Sept 13 9:00am to 7:00pm 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Sept 14 – Oct 31
Weather permitting – call 248.685.2379 to confirm
10:00am to 6:00pm By advance reservation only
Minimum 5 canoes

Call 248.685.2379 or 248.561.8274 for reservations
or to ask about our Winter Program schedule

Here at Heavner Canoe Rental our season never ends!
Due to increased interest, we are now open year round
for special events. To make advance arrangements, use
contact form or call Alan directly at 248.561.8274.

Directions

Please click on the red marker to get specific directions.

From Detroit:

Take 96 west toward Lansing until you get to the Wixom exit (#159).   Turn right and follow the signs
to the Proud Lake Recreation area.  When you get to the T-stop, turn left.  Go around the curve
and turn left on Garden Road.

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  • ALAN.P.ROUNKE

    I HAVE BEEN RENTING CANOES THRU THE HEAVNERS SINCE 1995, AND HAVE YET TO HAVE A BAD EXPERIENCE YET,  AP.ROUNKE

    • Verna

      Thank you for such a nice comment! We try to make sure every customer has a good experience, and if they don’t, we do our best to make up for it. Do you have a Repeaters’ Club card? Rental 9 canoes and your 10th rental is free! Hope you’ll come back and get started on a card if you don’t have one.
      Thanks again! :)

  • Courtney Penny

    I remember renting out canoes when I was in Girl Scouts about 20 yrs ago!

    • Verna

      We have been in this same location for almost 58 years now and we have
      seen a lot of boy and girl scout groups go through here. Hope you have happy memories of those times!

  • Justin Janisse

    Do you ever sell you older canoes? I am very interested in getting into an aluminum canoe and taking up the sport..

    Justin 

    • bruce

      We do indeed! Give us a call at 248-685-2379 to see what we have available.

    • Peter

      Hi Justin,
      Call Alan Heavner (Owner) directly at 248-561-8274. He can help you with all your canoe needs.

  • Smogview47

    A bad day on the water is better than a good day in the office!

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    Yes there is nothing like being on water..so nice and free.

  • Gpcc171228

    Do you ever rent peddle boats I have been looking for a place all day that does.

    • Trevor

      We don’t have any paddle boats regrettably.  sorry!!  Maybe you can come try out our canoes and kayaks!!

    • Hlivingston2

      try camp dearborn in milford off milford road

    • Sharon

       Stoney creek metro park rents them at the northeast beach area

  • summy and zacy

    kuhnewing is fun

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    Most people have been reporting the excellent service provided by Heavners if you rent canoes through them. Keep up the good work. I am tempted to try them myself.

  • Franjenkins11

    I have rented canoes from THE HEAVNER  Since the 80′s, A very friendly group they are. If you like to kayak or canoe give them a try, you would not be disappointed. 

  • RickVB

    Do you know what parts of the Proud Lake system are navigable? That is, could one canoe from Reed Lake all the way through to Proud Lake (or vice-versa)?

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    Heavner Canoe & Kayak Rental is run by Chester and Stella’s eldest
    son, Alan. He and his staff manage an inventory of more than 200 canoes
    and kayaks, which they rent at three lakes along the Huron River. In
    addition to hourly rentals, they teach beginning kayak lessons led by instructors certified by the American Canoe Association and the
    American Red Cross. The sessions cover water safety, stroke techniques,
    and how to play dead when being attacked by a bigger kayak.

  • Ashley

    do they have two person kayaks?

  • WW

    We do our Company paddle here every year. After being shafted by Skips in Ann Arbor, we will always go here.

  • TenableBelief

    Please place a picture of the front of your place!!! I drove from Romulus trying to find you on 8-10 and couldn’t! Went down Garden Road to dead-end at the small park…a resident in the area told me how to get to where Garden picked up again but the addresses didn’t match. If you are INSIDE the recreational area, why aren’t there any signs with your name on it to direct one down all the roads and offshoots?!?!

    • bruceheavner

      So sorry you had trouble finding us! On the Proud Lake Location page (where you posted this), there is a directions section, with our exact location noted with the red Google marker. You can zoom and scroll to see exactly where we are.

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  • Robin

    I have my own kayak, what do you suggest I paddle if I only have this weekend to explore the area?

  • Ashleigh Feichtinger

    Do you rent tubes? Can the river be tubed on?