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Overnight at Riverside Platform Campsite
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Overnight at Riverside Platform Campsite

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Duration: 20h
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  • Overnight use of platform campsite
What's not included
  • Private transportation
  • Kayak rental


Start:
  • 2740 Indigo Landing Rd, Scranton, SC 29591, USA
    While the map provides an address, the platform is accessible only by the river. The coordinates are: 33°57'12.5"N 79°41'02.6"W. The closest upstream landing is River Rat's Canoe and Kayak Rental at 2740 Indigo Landing Rd, Scranton, SC 29591.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 216081P1

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Signed liability waiver will be required for each attendee.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 216081P1

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    Candice
    Columbia, SC19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place is amazing. I have 3 teenagers m, ages 14 (twins) and 16. There were five of us altogether. The owner, Mr. Barry, met us at his home and shop on Lynches River at River Rats. From there we parked, rented our kayaks.. we rented 5, and he helped us load our very much overpacked belongings onto his boat. We then each got in our kayaks and paddled about a mile downstream to our spot. Mr. Barry followed us with our tents and coolers and chairs and clothes and food ..all of belongings and helped us unload. He also piled us in a huge stack of firewood. No extra charge. He then gave me both his and his wife’s cell phone numbers to reach them for anything at all. He came and checked on us on a few hours later. We were all set up. We chose to sleep in the elements setting up our tents all around the platform. We used the platform and screened in porch for preparing food and drinks and changing clothes. There was a nice fire pit area for hanging out and cooking all of our meals. We stayed two nights. The next day Barry came back asking if we needed anything and he again brought us back some more firewood and a case of water bottles. Again, no charge. But of course, we are a family of tippers so we tipped him and though he said it wasn’t necessary he was so appreciative..just as we were of his generosity and help. He asked us what time we’d like to begin our 5 mile kayaking downstream the next day. We told him around 8:30am. He took off and we saw him again the next morning right on time. He loaded up all of our belongings again and took them back to our car and we took off in the opposite direction on our kayaks packed with snacks and a Pinic. The 3 hour kayak adventure down Lynches river was absolutely beautiful.. you can choose how quickly or not you navigate the 5 mile adventure. You’re going downstream so it didn’t require much physical effort. You can paddle as much or as little as you’d like. We saw so much wildlife and had so so so many laughs. Especially at my son, who somehow managed to consistently find himself, upper torso, caught up in tree branches that overhung the river. This is where the laughter happened. You had to be there but my daughters and I had a ball laughing at his struggles. It was all so relaxing and fun. We spent the previous full day on the site fishing, kayaking and exploring. We cooked and ate every meal on and around the fire and the weather was perfect. The last day, at the end of our 5 mile river run, Barry met us at the end with his River Rats bus welcoming us back with a big smile on his face and some jamming tunes coming from the bus… he loaded up the kayaks on the trailer behind the bus and we loaded up on the bus and he drove us to where our car was. He told us stories of how he came into such an amazing business and we learned about his wife and family and grandchildren and were greeted and introduced to his dogs when we got back to the spot where we reloaded our belongings from his boat back into our car and headed off back home to Columbia. The whole adventure was just perfect. And we were all alone, as there isn’t another campsite or platform for miles. We will be back. Again and again and again . Thank you Mr. Barry! You are THE MAN
    Written May 20, 2023
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    We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We completely agree with you - Barry is the best of the best! We look forward to having you back again soon.
    Written May 22, 2023
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    Hunter G
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    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Apr 2022
    A welcome sight after canoeing all day. The camp and platform were clean. Very nice to have the privacy room for bathroom. We set up 2 tents on the platform. One person slept in the screened room, We had two hammocks in the trees and one tent on some high ground. We cooked meals in the fire ring. We brought in firewood and there was already a nice stack at the site. Good price. We rented our canoes and got river transportation from Barry Frick who runs River Rats just upstream from the campsite. He has a wide assortment of canoes and kayaks and provides excellent service.
    Written May 1, 2022
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    We're so happy your group enjoyed your overnight stay!
    Written May 3, 2022
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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