We supply boats and tubes, paddles, PFDs, transport and pickup. You bring hats, jackets, coolers and ice, sunblock, suitable foot wear and clothing to match the time of year and to insure a comfortable day on the river. With advance notice, we can arrange box lunches in connection with a local restaurant. A waterproof bag is recommended for cameras, cell phones keys and wallets. Don't hesitate to call the office for the latest weather and river conditions and "Go with the flow."
We recommend that you call in advance to check river conditions, available trips and to reserve watercraft.
|Kayak or Ducky|
|2 or more boats||$36|
|Group (8 or more kayaks)||10% discount|
|Double Canoe (2 paddlers)||$72|
|Group, 8 or more canoes||10% discount|
|Classic Colorado Pontoon Boat|
|Tube Float Trips|
We accept all major credit cards.
|Trip and Description||Length in
|Renick to Anthony
Mostly Class I water with small rapids. Very scenic and remote. There is one Class III rapid (Tumble Rock) located three miles above the Anthony Bridge. April and May are the best months to run this section.
|10||4 hrs.||2 hrs.||64 miles|
|Anthony to Caldwell
Class I water and during the spring months some rapids can run Class II. On this trip the river starts to broaden and has much more volume. April and May are the ideal months to float this section when the current is swift and large haystacks appear.
|13||5 hrs.||1.5 hrs.||44 miles|
|Caldwell to Ronceverte Island Park
All Class I water. Whitcomb Rapid is located under the C&O Railroad Bridge. During April and May this rapid can run to Class II. Near the Island Park a rock dam stretches across the entire width of the river. This is a great family or beginners' canoe trip.
|6||2.5 hrs.||1 hrs.||27 miles|
|Ronceverte Island Park to Fort Spring
This trip is suitable for the adventurous novice and family trips when both parents have some canoeing experience. Class I & II water with mild excitement. Very scenic with several small rapids.
|8.5||3.5 hrs.||45 min.||18 miles|
|Fort Spring to Greenbrier River Campground
Class I & II water . This section will challenge your paddling skills, make your heart beat faster, and give you a feeling of accomplishment. This is our most popular trip and it will give you a sample of the best rapids on the river.
|2.5||1.5 hrs.||30 min.||3.5 miles|
|Greenbrier River Campground to Alderson
Class I & II water and during the spring season Class III. This trip during the spring is for the experienced canoeist looking for excitement. Rapids are technical and fast running. This is a very popular trip and gives you something to brag about.
|5||2 hrs.||30 min.||8 miles|
|Alderson to Pence Springs
Class I water with small rapids. Flat pools and nice scenery. This is our most popular quietwater canoe trip. Great for beginners and family trips. This trip is usually possible during the entire season.
|8.5||3.5 hrs.||45 min.||32 miles|
|Pence Springs to Talcott Bridge
Class I water with small rapids, flat pools and nice scenery. Very enjoyable section of the river. Great for all levels of skill.
|4.5||1.5 hrs.||75 min.||60 miles|
Connecting sections of the river can be combined for longer trips at no additional rental charge if trip is completed between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Check for change.
Overnight trips are very popular. We rent everything you will need for the river.
Multi-day canoeing trips are offered during April and May when water levels on the upper sections are adequate. We offer up to 5 day trips covering 158 miles of the river. We provide trip planning, river maps, shuttle service, and general information.
CANOES ~ 2 1/2 miles per hour
TUBES ~ 1 mile per hour
These times do not include scouting rapids, fishing, lunch breaks, or rest periods.