Rental Details

Our Policies

Make sure everyone in your group reviews the rules below:
Carlisle Canoe Livery requires that everyone….

  • Respect Property Owners
    • Please do not trespass on private property. Only get out at designated locations.
  • Respect Other
    • Please watch profanity, or other actions that may be offensive to others
  • Respect the River
    • Many have devoted hours of service making sure that this river is as beautiful as it was 100 years ago. In order to keep it that way, the DNR has many rules and guidelines to follow. Here are a few important ones to remember.

DNR Rules include:

  • Littering is a $400 fine
  • "Rafting" (tying boats together) is illegal and punishable by a fine.
  • The AuSable River is protected; the removal of driftwood, wild flowers or other wildlife is illegal. Our drivers will NOT transport these items back to Carlisle Canoe Livery.
  • Absolutely NO Hard Liquor! (This includes Jell-O Shots) No Glass Bottles—No Styrofoam Coolers—It is unlawful to operate a watercraft while intoxicated – If you or anyone in your group plans on getting intoxicated, please do not contact Carlisle Canoe Livery.
  • Carlisle Canoe Livery reserve the right to check ALL coolers.
  • Carlisle Canoe Livery reserves the right to refuse service.