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The Downriver Canoe Company

884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610-2206
+1 540-635-5526
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Always a good time

The folks at Downriver Canoe are always pleasant and ensure you have a good time. That is why we... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
David M
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Good place to go for impromptu river run mid-week

We decided to rent kayaks one day, in the afternoon, because it was hot. It was a weekday, and we... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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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 the river!
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“small rapids” (5 reviews)
“water level” (4 reviews)
“great trip” (6 reviews)
884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610-2206
+1 540-635-5526
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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

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

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

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

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

Thank Tgft2015
Reviewed December 19, 2016

If you are looking for a relaxing, scenic cruise on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River,consider floating a tube or paddling a canoe rented from the Downriver Canoe Company. Their equipment is great, their service for transportation to a put-in site and pick-up at...More

Thank Warren S
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Perfect length of time (3 hrs) with a five year old. Small coolers fit in the canoe and plenty of places to stop for lunch or a swim. The river was clean until about the last hour. Very small rapids but look out for big...More

Thank Yasmine E
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We opted fit the 12 mile canoe with the Compton Rapids despite me being a bit nervous. 2 canoes... Me and a child, husband and 2 children. The kids wanted to all go with him...... Compton resulted in a capsize for him &2 and me...More

Thank j0ba39
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We have used Downriver over ten times, and each time they have provided excellent service and equipment. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank allenwilson
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, lots of kayaks, canoes and tubes. Several types of trips to attempt. We choose sit in type kayaks as we'd used sit on top ones before and are considering buying our own in the future. It was a lazy peaceful trip asked de...More

Thank Kenneth F
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