Canoe Livery

702 N. Morenci
Box 220 Mio, Michigan 48647
Phone: (989) 826-3267

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HAPPY 2013!!! With the New Year we have wonderful news - NEW OWNERS - Ken & Diane Senske and their children Lance & Erika. A young family their excitement is running high with pleasing all our wonderful customers with improvements, new equipment and Same Great Service. The resort will be 80 years old this year and the livery will be 67 years old. At Hinchman we are proud of our past and all of us are committed to provide the very best service and equipment possible. FEBRUARY 2013 - With another foot of new snow overnight AND BELOW ZERO TEMPERATURES THIS PAST WEEK it is not hard to look at summer pictures and visualize and dream of SUMMER AND HOT SUMMER WEATHER, getting away - Summer Fun and Coming up North. And that furry creature, the groundhog, did predict an early spring. Our web site has been updated and we are taking reservations. LIKE US on FACEBOOK! -


AUSABLE RIVER CANOES - KAYAKS (1 Person & 2 Person Kayaks) - FAMILY RAFTS - TUBES take your choice If you have not experienced the pleasure of this beautiful wild and scenic part of the AuSable (main branch) treat yourself. Great family fun. Make reservations early to insure your desired date. An inexpensive and fun all day family outing. LARGE FAMILY RAFTS now available that hold up to 8. Also variety of KAYAKS available Sit-Ins - Sit-on Top - and Tandem (for 2) Dogs are welcome in Canoes Only. Own your own equipment - no problem - we can help spotting your vehicle at your destination point. GIVE ME A RIVER - GIVE ME SUNSHINE - GIVE ME A CANOE, OR KAYAK OR RAFT OR TUBE - We can give you all that at Hinchman Acres along with GREAT SERVICE, GREAT PARKING - & GREAT RATES - GIVE US A CALL!!


WHAT SHALL WE GIVE THE CHILDREN - MIO, MI Family Vacation Cottage - like being at camp only better - and your undivided attention, love - long days to enjoy the river, woods, water - nights with campfires, smores, stargazing - memories to treasure - Home Away From Home - but without the work - just fish, swim, play, etc. Summer weekly cottage rentals begin in June and run until Aug 30. Can't stay a week? Give us a call - We rent it for less than a week - summer long weekend or mid week -prefer at least 3 day reservation.Will rent for less if available. Fully equipped kitchens plus barbecue grills & picnic tables for each cottage helps keep the costs of vacation down. We still have openings - maybe a special cottage just for you and your loved ones. The trails adjacent to the resort which were originally our cross country ski trails opened for hiking and biking last year - (no motorized vehicles) the U.S. Forest Service has resurrected the trails - they are all cleared and marked for your enjoyment - 3-4 -5 & 6 mile loops. New this year is a boardwalk that hugs the river and makes a loop from the resort and back- Great for people who do not want to go far - want to enjoy nature and have small children. Maps available in office.The individual campfire pits for each cottage which were new last year were a bi hit. We sell wood ($5 for wheelbarrow (20 pieces) or you can buy it in town.


AUSABLE RIVER FLY FISHING ON THE MOST FAMOUS STRETCH - TROPHY WATERS -(so named because of the trophy fish it produces) Wade or Fish from a canoe or your own river boat - we will spot your vehicle -- - trout Season opens April 27. Just a 5 minute walk from your cottage to the river for those hatches that make the trout jump. Fishing is now open year-round on this stretch of the AuSable - catch and release until last Saturday in April - then possession fishing. NEW THIS YEAR - Don't have your own driftboat - we will have one for rent that will accommodate 2 fishermen - fish all afternoon or night. BIRDERS MIO, MI - home of The rare Kirtland's Warbler arrives mid-May. Tours began May 15 thru the local Forest Service 5 minutes away.


Our MIO, MI Family Vacation cottages are clean, cozy and well equipped with all the comforts of home. Totally furnished - all you need is food and clothing. With kitchens to keep food costs down, free fishing, swimming, hiking, playground,your own campfire pit - check us out for a vacation or weekend getaway that is not going to break you and will leave you relaxed, refreshed and raring to come back!!With creature comforts - cable TV, Free wireless - air condition. Only a tank of gas from downstate. Enjoy peace, quiet,and the beauty of nature in a zillion shades of green. ATV - ORV - 4-WHEELERS - We now have access to trails from the cottages. Park and ride from your cottage!! NEW THIS YEAR -- FRIENDLY PETS ARE NOW WELCOME!! Fee and some restrictions apply.