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The Downriver Canoe Company

884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610-2206
+1 540-635-5526
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Kayaking and fishing...doesn't get better than this

The staff were great,friendly and knowledgeable. The building had neat stuff hanging ( a practice... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Great people, great service

If you are looking for a relaxing, scenic cruise on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River,consider... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2016
Warren S
Bentonville, Virginia
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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!
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bow river” (18 reviews)
“great trip” (6 reviews)
“small rapids” (3 reviews)
884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610-2206
+1 540-635-5526
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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
Reviewed September 4, 2016

river was clear and warm ,late summer family trip is fun we try to go each summer they have a friendly staff and tons of canoes kayaks tubes etc lots of buses and vans to cover even busy summer weekends dog friendly too.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Rented a canoe for a 7.5 mile trip down the Shenandoah River with our 6 year old. What a fun afternoon. The staff were very friendly, helpful and accomodating. We were shuttled up to the drop off - no waiting. Instructions were given on what...More

Thank N2ScopeN
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We have floated the Shenandoah river many times but the first time with Downriver. The equipment was good but what makes them different was the staff. Thank you!

2  Thank David M
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The highlight of our trip to America was floating down the Shenandoah in inner tubes! This place was great. Friendly and accommodating. We had a group of nine and Bob helped us all get geared up, the cooler in a tube, and ready to float...More

Thank Anastasia B
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