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We drove to the address listed, but the business seems like it has been closed for awhile. There were no signs, just a run down building with a lot of canoes in the back in various states of disrepair.
took the tour and had a tubing adventure while water was low the weather cooperated and we saw a side of life not often seen. the time flew by and the memories of the fishermen and the covered bridge will last a long time. did...More
My wife and I had wanted to visit New England in the fall for many years. When we saw the "Best of Vermont River Sampler" offered by Battenkill Canoe, we signed up for the September 2013 trip. We were not disappointed. Vermont at that time...More
I brought a group of 7 to canoe on the Battenkill River with these outfitters. I was so disappointed with the customer service. The woman on the phone had answered questions for me but not in a friendly, helpful way. The person fitting us with...More
I've just returned from the Cevennes canoe trip wth Battenkill and I am still struggling to find the words to express my profound disappointment with this trip. Let me just dive in with the gist of it: Battenkill, and specifically it's owner, Jim, who was...More
A tour outfitter is only as good as it's guides. We recently returned from the France trip and although the Vezere, Cele and Dordogne paddles are beautiful without compare, the haphazard last minute dinner arrangments and bungled reservations for Font-de-Gaume left me feeling "unguided". One...More
Great place to rent canoes and kayaks. We were traveling with our 2 mini schauzers and they allowed us to take them along. Very nice ride, we went to NY, a state park. The only thing I would say is maybe they should post a...More
This review was based on a trip in late July 2012.
Pros: Well organized trips along Battenkill; pretty river most impressive in New York State; great value
Cons: Get there early as last pickup is 4:30pm and best part of river is farthest west; canoes...More
just show and then we will plan your trip. that is all we got aftre nine seperate phone calls from these "experts" trying to get some info from the battenkill.com folks is impossible and they do not seem very flexible. we will see if they...More
could there be any more lovely way to enjoy the region's environment than gently paddling down the placid Battenkill river. We did a 2-hour stretch of the river, the Upper Portion, which was very calm. Saw lots of fish in the water, including some huge...More