Best Places to Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard in the Harbor Springs – Petoskey Area


Big Bear Adventures, located on the Sturgeon River in Indian River about 20 minutes from Trout Creek. Canoe, kayak, raft, tube, and “Cat” or inflatable kayak rentals. 

The Bear River Canoe Livery – Bear River in Petoskey. Runs peacefully through Petoskey’s back country.

Extreme Kayaking on the Bear River. Bahnhof Sport will deliver equipment to you. 

The Outfitter Harbor Springs – Kayak and Paddleboard Little Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan.