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Borchers AuSable Canoe, Kayak and BnB

Grayling, MI

Welcome to Borchers AuSable

Canoe & Kayak w/Riverside B&B

in Grayling, Michigan

Your Riverside Retreat on the AuSable River

Welcome to Borchers AuSable Canoe & Kayak, where adventure meets comfort! Nestled along the scenic AuSable River in Grayling, Michigan, this family-friendly Michigan Bed & Breakfast offers a delightful blend of outdoor exploration and cozy accommodations.

Two queen beds with a ceiling fan at Brochers AuSableHere you will find four charming guest rooms, each with a private bath. After a busy day of paddling you will appreciate the plush beds and comfortable amenities. Start your day with a hearty breakfast served family style each morning. Share stories with fellow travelers as you enjoy riverside views.


Sip your morning coffee on spacious porches overlooking the tranquil AuSable River. Ready for a little adventure? Explore the river right from your door steps at the Brochers Au Sable Canoe and Kayak.

Woman kayaking on the river in a red kayak

Paddle the AuSable

  • Canoe Trips: Perfect for families and beginners. Wade through the first half, surrounded by charming cottages, then immerse yourself in the AuSable State Forest’s natural beauty.
  • Burton’s Landing: Extend your trip into the “Holy Water.” Look out for wildlife and enjoy a picnic along the way.
  • Wakeley Bridge Landing: A full-day excursion for experienced paddlers. Enter the Huron National Forest and discover fishing lodges and scenic wonders.

two couples canoeing on a river in red canoes

Overnight Camping Trips

  • Embark on multi-day adventures, camping in state and national forests. Explore the river’s diverse landscapes and enjoy the joys of portaging.

Your Riverside Escape Awaits! Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a first-time explorer, Borchers offers an unforgettable experience. Book your stay today and let the AuSable River weave its magic!

Colorful kayaks leaning on a rack at Brochers AuSable

Unique Experiences at Brochers Au Sable


Something is always happening in Grayling. Stay at the relaxing and comfortable Brochers AuSable Riverside B&B and join in the adventure.

Brochers AuSable is at the center of the exemplary Up North experience. Out the door are golf courses, beaches on Lake Margarethe, kayak rentals to paddle just steps from your bed and breakfast, miles of hiking trails, and, in winter, snowmobile trails and cross country trails all the way to Mackinac City if you wish.

The town is even headquarters for the 120-mile National AuSable Canoe Marathon. Fly fishing events, bicycle races and the miles of cross-country trails distinguish Grayling.

An ultimate destination for birdwatchers, the county features the perfect habitat for bird watching tours, including the rare Kirtland warbler.

Never be idle unless you really want down time. Opportunities are everywhere in Grayling, and so accessible off I75. How can you miss?


Kayak, canoe or fish the storied  AuSable Rivers, boat or swim Lake Margarethe. Water surrounds Grayling and public access is plentiful on all its waterways.  Make Brochers AuSable your adventure headquarters, unload all your gear, and head out the door for your kayaking adventure.

Family Fun-

Brochers AuSable, with its large outdoor spaces and welcoming ambiance, frequently hosts families coming to experience  a kayaking adventure and experiencing all that Grayling offers. Three of the guest rooms include two queen beds for families wanting to be together.

Craft Beer-

The perfect Up North experience. Make tasting stops at the Paddle Hard, Rolling Oak and Dead Bear breweries. Take a tour or two if you wish, but at least stop to sample the flavors that distinguish each of the craft breweries that have been so lovingly created. Finish your tour at Grayling’s iconic Spike’s Keg ‘O’ Nails restaurant, the “place to be” for burgers for the past half century.

Brochers AuSable in the winter

Winter Fun-

Grayling, Michigan offers delightful winter activities for all. Here are some recommendations:

  • Hartwick Pines State Park: Explore this serene park with 49 acres of old-growth pines and over 9,000 acres to discover. Snowshoe through picturesque trails, where towering pines, bends of the AuSable River, and cedar-tree tunnels create an enchanting outdoor fairy-tale world.
  • Hanson Hills Recreation Area: Visit Hanson Hills for skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, or biking.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Whether it’s skiing, snowshoeing, bird watching, or riding an ORV or snowmobile, Grayling has something for everyone


Guest Rooms: 4



101 Maple St, Grayling, MI, USA 49738