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White's Canoe Livery

400 Old M-70, Sterling, MI 48659
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Polite, accommodating staff, clean sites!

This year (2018) is our 20th anniversary trip! Our group has been as large as 90 campers and as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
Not for families!

No problems with White's Canoe Livery - They were friendly and helpful, service provided was fine... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
CurmudgeonlyDad
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible40%
18 Aug 2017
“Safety precautions? What's that?”
31 Jul 2017
“Need to be more clear about where the end point is”
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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400 Old M-70, Sterling, MI 48659
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This year (2018) is our 20th anniversary trip! Our group has been as large as 90 campers and as few as 15...Whites has welcomed us every year with friendly hospitality and service. The staff has always been fair with us, stern when needed but always...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

No problems with White's Canoe Livery - They were friendly and helpful, service provided was fine. With safer and saner river conditions, our rating would be 4 or above. River was entirely clogged with huge rafts of connected tubes, filled with drunken, crude folks. Could...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My 14 yr old son and his 12 yr old friend went out kayaking on a Sunday. Very few people on river that day. No cell service or internet meant we didn't know there was possible t-storms. Whites allowed them out on river and gave...More

Thank Faith N
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This would have been a great experience for us except that it wasn't made clear on where to pull out. First trip, and we were the first rafters in the water so we didn't have anyone to follow. I made the mistake of leaving our...More

1  Thank Center Street P
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The owner of the canoe livery is mean and he teaches his staff to be the same. We have our own tubes and never used one bit of his services and he (the owner Ladd ) chased us up the bridge wanting $12. We got...More

1  Thank Ruger2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

My friend and I decided on a last minute kayaking trip. I guess the last trip out was 230 pm and we arrived around 4 pm. They still let us go paddling on the condition that we returned by 7 pm ( very nice of...More

Thank Melvswild2015
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We went here to meet up with friends. The rules state "no loud music at any time" but literally every site has music blaring until well after midnight. Drunks everywhere. I will never return and if anyone has a family I would not advise you...More

2  Thank michigangirl20
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Facility was okay. Bathrooms are the biggest problem. location was good. We did tubing, rafting and canoeing it was great.

Thank Unnati P
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

My husband and I just stayed at White's. We arrived on Monday at about 9am and checked out Tuesday around 11am. We were able to check right into our cabin as soon as we got there. It was very clean and well taken care of....More

1  Thank AnnieMoo27
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

They have group camping areas and "Family Area". We stayed in the family area. Thursday was great. Friday the 20 and 30 somethings started to fill the family area with 4 and 5 tents to a site. While walking the dogs people was asking us...More

3  Thank gimhof
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