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Come to our canoe rental service in Newaygo, MI

Just 35 miles north of Grand Rapids is a true getaway in Newaygo, MI: the Muskegon River. Leave your worries behind and soak up the sun on a river rafting trip.

Since 1969, Wisner Rents Canoes has been offering canoe, kayak, tube and boat rentals for locals and tourists. We've simplified our pricing structure, added specials and discounts and streamlined the transportation process, all so you can enjoy a carefree day on the river.

Take advantage of our...

Dog-friendly lodging available if you want to stay over!

Riverside location to enjoy a picnic or refreshing swim

Group outing activities to introduce your loved ones to river rafting

You're sure to fall in love with the Big Muskegon River. So don't forget to purchase a shirt or hat to commemorate your trip. We can't wait to see you!

A Few Tips For A Great Time - Just be here before the last trip up at 1:30 to get on the LONG TUBE AND RAFTING trip- no exceptions and LAST DEPARTURE FOR ALL TRIPS IS 3PM again, no exceptions. you must be checked in and on the water floating by 3PM so plan accordingly! Thank you for understanding!

Canoeing is blast, and we want you to have a positive experience with our canoeing rental service. That's why we're letting you know ahead of time that...

  • We send a shuttle upriver every half hour or when full.
  • We require reservations for weekends in July and August.
  • Of course, we charge a fee for transporting your personal equipment.
Although we allow coolers and alcohol on canoe trips, please don't bring glass bottles or friends who turn into "river jerks" when intoxicated. Read the FAQ page for details.

Sun's Out, Paddles Out

Our section of the Big Muskegon River is well-suited for paddlers of all skill levels. Carving through high banks and low tree-covered areas, it offers beautiful scenery at every gentle bend.

On your river trip, you can enjoy the views of pine, oak, maple, beech and aspen trees along the shore or reflected in the smooth water. Keep an eye out for majestic bald eagles nesting nearby.

Don't forget to lather on sunscreen, because you'll need it on the 2 to 5-hour trip. Contact our rental service in Newaygo, MI today at 231-652-6743 to book a trip.