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The Downriver Canoe Company
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Located at the Low Water Bridge in Bentonville, VA 22610 At our headquarters we have plenty of parking, two bathrooms, two changing rooms, a small retail shop with items useful on the river or gifts to take home to the folks who couldn't make it to...more
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884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610-2206
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+1 540-635-5526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to float from the outfitters down to the Andy Guest State Park. The staff got us into the river and we had fun paddling and floating while enjoying the views, birds, and animals along the way.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeffbrowne00
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We rented four kayaks and a canoe and had a great paddle adventure. The river was running well and the staff was a big help at the beginning and the end of the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Can't think of many better ways to spend a lazy afternoon then floating down the river. The prices were great, the staff was really helpful, and the canoe didn't sink. Not much more you need than that. Highly recommend them.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 1726davidf
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a stunning 2h kayak experience paddling down the river. Beautiful views of the mountains. Saw loads of bird's and animals. Friendly crew with a lot of experience and knowledge. We got a map and pointers of what to look for on our way....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank A M
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The river was too high for our scheduled canoe trip with downriver this weekend. We were told that we could still stay in the campground. On Sunday morning we woke up floating on our air mattresses in our tents due to the river flooding and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 26annmariem
Reviewed August 29, 2017

The folks at Downriver Canoe are always pleasant and ensure you have a good time. That is why we keep coming back. thank you

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David M
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We decided to rent kayaks one day, in the afternoon, because it was hot. It was a weekday, and we saw on their website that mid-week reservations were usually not necessary, so we went over, and they were able to accommodate us right away. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cindy351
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is just what we were looking for - a slow day on the river. We rented three Canoes and asked to canoe part of the river that would be suitable for new canoeist since one canoe would have two 13 year olds in it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RoadTrippingIt
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We head to Downriver a few times a summer. It's always great fun! We've canoed, kayaked, tubed. All are fun. I recommend only kayaking when the river is high. (The place is closed when the river is "too damn high.") You can make reservations. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cathy G
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The staff were great,friendly and knowledgeable. The building had neat stuff hanging ( a practice bomb..that was found in the river during clean up one year..per staff info) They helped us pick the best trip that met our needs for fishing and kayaking.. They have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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