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Wilderness Canoe

Natural Bridge Station, VA, USA
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About Wilderness Canoe
Established in 1994 to provide an authentic wilderness experience to visitors of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Situated along a scenic and remote section of the upper James River in the southern Shenandoah Valley that is known for its excellent small mouth bass habitat. We rent canoes, kayaks and tubes and provide all necessary equipment and shuttles. We also have six private, primitive campsites along the James River.
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I am a fishing guide in the area and Charlie shuttles for me often on trips. He's always on time and flexible! My wife and I have also stayed at his campground, Wilderness Canoe many times and it is absolutely beautiful with large, spacious sites and easy access to the James
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Calm and relaxing float down the James River. Friendly and helpful staff. Did not camp here but the sites seemed very nice. Would definitely visit again if ever back in the area.
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I loved that we met with the owners/employees of wilderness canoe before taking off, but then after showing us a safety video and a map, they let us go off on our own! It was so fun and the river surrounded by forests is absolutely gorgeous. We saw several groups of turtles
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We took the trip down the James River from WCC to Snowden because of the Class III rapids on that stretch. Rented one raft and two kayaks for our group of 5 adults. We were pleased with all aspects of the trip, though a group only needs a raft if they have small children. We
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We contacted Wilderness Canoe Company just a few days before our trip, and we got a quick response that they could shuttle us and our kayaks so that we could do the 9.5 mile trip on the James River. Charlie was awesome - we appreciated the tips that he gave us about navigating
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Response from Charlie P, Owner at Wilderness Canoe
Responded Sep 20, 2017
Glad you had a wonderful wilderness experience.
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