PaddleBrave Canoe Livery and Campground

10610 Steckert Bridge Road
Roscommon, MI 48653


About Us:

Paddle Brave is a Michigan campground on the AuSable River, which offers canoe & kayak rental, canoeing & kayaking trips, camping, river tubing, and shuttle service for drop off and pick up. Paddle Brave campground has a volleyball court, horseshoes, fishing, shop, and bathroom with hot showers. Our canoe and kayak customers come from all over Michigan including in Lewiston MI, Cheboygan MI, Houghton Lake MI, West Branch MI, Alpena MI, Mio MI, Atlanta MI, Wolverine MI, Cadillac MI, Bellaire MI, Traverse City MI, East Jordan MI, Gladwin MI, Prudenville MI, Roscommon MI, Kalkaska MI, Boyne City MI, Grayling MI, East Tawas MI, Mancelona MI, Rogers City MI, Mackinac Island MI.

What We Offer Our Guests:

  • 33 sites with electricity (most with 20amp, some 30amp)
  • Water fill tower and a sewage dump station
  • 12 rustic tent sites with no electricity*
  • Campstore with limited groceries
  • Gift Shop
  • Firewood Available - please do not bring your own
  • Read DNR Firewood Alert
  • Ice Available
  • Three camping cabins - Sleep two to four
  • Well-treed with over 1000' of river frontage
  • An enclosed pavillion for group picnics
  • Horseshoes
  • Volleyball court
  • Great Fishing
  • Tubing
  • Canoe Trips from one hour to one week
  • Kayaks
  • We are open for hunting season with state and federal land all around us
  • Beautiful fall color trips available - with fewer paddlers you increase your chances of seeing more wildlife along the river
  • When the snow starts to fall we look forward to the snowmobilers
  • Cross country trails and downhill skiing nearby
  • The cabins and restrooms are heated all winter
  • We welcome winter campers and canoers
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